Tag: Helmand

Jan. 6, 2017

II MEF Marines slated to deploy to Helmand Province Spring 2017

At the request of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A), approximately 300 Marines will deploy to Helmand Province Afghanistan in Spring 2017 in support of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. The last II MEF Marines to deploy to Helmand Province, Afghanistan returned in 2014.