Archive: November, 2010

Nov. 29, 2010

Aerial porters in constant motion

Southwest Asia (Nov. 29, 2010) — Airmen within the U.S. Central Command support more than 150,000 coalition forces in two theaters of operations: Iraq and Afghanistan.

Nov. 26, 2010

Deployed donors volunteer to save lives during Walking Blood Bank screening

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (Nov. 26, 2010) — A line of volunteers went beyond the doors of the Combined Aid Station during a Walking Blood Bank pre-screening here, Nov. 20.

Nov. 26, 2010

Marines, Sailors train Afghan soldiers to operate independently

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (Nov. 26, 2010) — For the past two months, 20 Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 3, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), have been mentoring approximately 330 soldiers with the Afghan National Army.

Nov. 24, 2010

Afghan, US forces spread holiday cheer during Eid al-Adha

NAWA, Afghanistan (Nov. 24, 2010) — In Afghanistan’s Helmand province, a young Afghan boy ran faster than the speed of sound.

Nov. 23, 2010

Kings of the Road

NAWA, Afghansistan (Nov. 23, 2010) — The Jump Platoon, though the members of it would never say so themselves, is special.

Nov. 23, 2010

ANA soldiers begin computer network training courses

PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 23, 2010) – Afghan National Army Soldiers began training in computer networking courses at the Detention Facility in Parwan Nov. 22 to increase their computer expertise.

Nov. 22, 2010

A soldier and a novelist

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 22, 2010) — Sometimes adversity brings out our hidden talents. South Carolina Guardsman, Maj. Curtiss Robinson, has been known for many things in his career. He is a logistician by trade, a clinical counselor by education, and a full contact fighter by choice.

Nov. 19, 2010

Uzbekistan, U.S. sign security pact

Uzbekistan, U.S. sign security pact

Nov. 19, 2010

Maintenance for Marines not machines

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan (Nov. 19, 2010) — The “Ugly Angels” of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 362, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), spent a portion of their maintenance day competing in some healthy competition at the squadron on the flightline here.

Nov. 19, 2010

Marines, Afghan National Army play volleyball to strengthen relationship

FORWARD OPERATING BASE JACKSON, Afghanistan (Nov. 19, 2010) — Marines and Afghan soldiers have fought many battles together in Sangin District, but today they faced off against each other in a different battle.