Monthly Archive

September 2011
Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 24 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

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Coalition Forces Seize 82mm Recoilless Rifle from Insurgents near Nalgham

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPR #: 20110901-005 NEWS RELEASECoalition Forces Seize 82mm Recoilless Rifle from Insurgents near Nalgham NALGHAM, ZHARAY DISTRICT, Afghanistan – While manning a checkpoint nea read more..

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Afghan and Coalition Forces Open Park near Hutal Bazaar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPR #: 20110901-002 PRESS RELEASEAfghan and Coalition Forces Open Park near Hutal Bazaar HUTAL, MAIWAND DISTRICT, Afghanistan – A new park has opened near the Hutal Bazaar and read more..

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Afghan, Coalition Forces Secure Kandalay Mosque for 3,000 Worshippers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPR #: 20110901-004 NEWS RELEASEAfghan, Coalition Forces Secure Kandalay Mosque for 3,000 Worshippers KANDALAY, ZHARAY DISTRICT, Afghanistan – More than 3,000 Muslim attendees read more..

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Hutal Residents Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr with Concert in the Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPR #: 20110901-001 PRESS RELEASEHutal Residents Celebrate Eid-al-Fitr with Concert in the Park HUTAL, MAIWAND DISTRICT, Afghanistan – To celebrate the second-to-last day of Ei read more..

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Joint ANSF/Coalition Forces Air Assault Operation Leads to Drug Cache Find, Killing of High-Value Insurgent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPR #: 20110901-003 NEWS RELEASEJoint ANSF/Coalition Forces Air Assault Operation Leads to Drug Cache Find, Killing of High-Value Insurgent ZHARAY DISTRICT, Afghanistan – Afgha read more..

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Memorial At Sperwan Ghar

August 28, 2011By Maj. Joel Anderson, 1/25th SBCT Public Affairs Officer FORWARD OPERATING BASE ZANGABAD, Afghanistan – With a pair of OH-58D, Kiowa Warrior scout helicopters flying above the outer p... read more..

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Censoring Afghanistan

Censorship 04 September 2011Kandahar Province, Afghanistan A message came today that a certain General has told me to unpublish "Battlefield Forensics."  “Battlefield Forensics” was first publi... read more..

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Soldiers' Angels September Newsletter 2011

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The Elusive Kandahar Cougar & Murphy’s Laws of Combat

Sergeant TJ Vowell insists he's seen the mysterious big cats of Kandahar many times. Recently, Sergeant Vowell got shot.  06 September 2011Kandahar Province, AfghanistanTask Force Spartan 4-4 C... read more..

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New Britches

07 September 2011Kandahar Province, Afghanistan American troops have been losing their britches in combat.  Until now, I’ve never seen so many troops exposing their hardware in battle.  M read more..

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One Night in Zhari

4-4 Cav Soldiers firing a 40mm mortar on the evening of 20 August 2011. 12 September 2011 Note: This rough dispatch was written over many days during slivers of time between prepping gear and going ... read more..

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ANSF, CF Air Assault Operation Leads to Large Cache Find, Enemy Tunnel System Destroyed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPR #: 20110912-001 NEWS RELEASEANSF, CF Air Assault Operation Leads to Large Cache Find, Enemy Tunnel System Destroyed ZHARAY DISTRICT, Afghanistan – Afghan National Security read more..

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Afghan Faces

13 September 2011Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan Today there were some attacks far away in Kabul.  The attacks meant practically nothing from a military perspective but they gar read more..

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Peanut Butter is Good

14 September 2011FOB Pasab, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan Nobody will have fought a full tour in Southern Afghanistan without bearing witness to a thousand helicopter flights. read more..

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Narco-Poetry

Opium paste 15 September 2011FOB Pasab, Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan4-4 Cav, Task Force Spartan Three 82mm rockets hit base this morning, causing two wounded, but that’s about it s... read more..

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Captain Chainsaw

16 September 2011Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan4-4 Cav, Task Force Spartan The enemy has figured out the strategy here in Zhari but they have been unable to stop it.  Day by da read more..

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Every Step is Your Last

21 September 2011Zhari District, Kandahar Province, AfghanistanTask Force Spartan, 4-4 Cav The moon in September was special and the war kept going. read more..

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Afghanistan Update: Taliban Losing on Battlefield, But Making Progress in Media War

22 September 2011 Description from Glenn Reynolds: Want some good news? Our troops are fighting and winning in Afghanistan. Combat journalist Michael Yon calls Glenn Reynolds from the "Birthplace o read more..

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Grapes

23 September 2011Zhari District, Kandahar Province, AfghanistanTask Force Spartan, 4-4 Cav Many Americans have died in these vineyards.  Canadian blood has fertilized this ground, and we kill read more..

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Threat from American Soldier

25 September 2011Kandahar Province, Afghanistan Every American service member is a representative of the United States of America.  If an American Soldier were to write about President Obama, “I... read more..

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War Boy

26 September 2011Zhari District, Kandahar Province, AfghanistanTask Force Spartan, 4-4 Cav The boy knew it would be loud. ... read more..

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The Long Walk

27 September 2011 Surprises are everywhere.   Behind these doors could be a thousand pounds of explosives waiting for the patrol.  Or there might be a cow and some chickens. ... read more..

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Michael Yon's War

Republished: 27 September 2011 Author: D.B. Grady1 June 2010 It began with a bridge. On the morning of March 1, a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated on Tarnak River Bridge near Kand... read more..

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Censorship Threat from US Army Public Affairs

28 September 2011 A US Army Captain named Carbone barged into my tent and physically assaulted me.  The interesting backstory is studded with ill-discipline inside the 443rd Civil Affairs Battal... read more..

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