Monthly Archive

September 2009
Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 10 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.


New Afghan war: Frontline correspondent says fight has morphed – but we still can't afford to lose

6 September 2009This story was published in the New York Daily News on 6 September 2009. By Michael YonHelmand, Afghanistan - The West is losing this war. This has been obvious for more than three ... read more..


Eight Years After 9/11

08 September 2009Helmand Province, Afghanistan Just before the mission, soldiers form up near the memorial for our fallen.   The mission was simple.  Taliban had been watching FOB Inkerman an read more..



14 September 2009Helmand Province, Afghanistan With the war increasing, Air Force Pararescue has been crisscrossing the skies picking up casualties. That’s the Green Zone of Helmand Province, read more..


Afghanistan Force Requirements

Published: 22 September 2009 Please click here to view the entire pdf from Fredrick and Kimberly Kagan.   ... read more..


Maqaleh v. Gates Amicus Brief

America in Danger: Important Courtroom Battles Published: 24 September 2009 Dear Mr. Yon: It is my pleasure to forward to you the attached copy of the amicus curiae brief which we filed with the Un... read more..


Bullshit Bob

By Michael Yon25 September 2009 The surprise discontinuation of my embedment from the British Army left my schedule in a train wreck.  Until that decisive moment, I am told, that my embed with the Br... read more..


Two Firefights: One Video

05 October 2009 In July, British soldiers and I boarded a CH-47 helicopter at Camp Bastion for the flight to FOB Jackson at Sangin where fighting is brutal.  The helicopter was so stuffed with read more..


The American Pedros - No Nonsense Combat Rescuers

I asked Danish journalist Camilla Fuhr Nilsson to write two dispatches about USAF Pedros.  Camilla accompanied me at Camp Bastion.  Here is the first: By Camilla Fuhr NilssonPublished: 27 S... read more..


Pedro Inspired the Vikings

Note: I asked Danish journalist Camilla Fuhr Nilsson to write a couple of stories about the Air Force Pedros.  After publication of her first installment, she emailed from Afghanistan, surprised ... read more..


Securing Helmand

30 September 2009 Please Click Here to view the entire Report from Jeffrey A. Dressler   ... read more..

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