U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific - Pacific Theater News
3/6 Marines rebuild, provide security for Afghanistan town July 26, 2004 — The town of Surobi isn’t much different than any other village in Afghanistan. Roughly forty-five miles east of Kabul, the town pours down from a mountain into a riverbed where villagers bathe, wash clothes, and seek relief from the relentless summer heat. The bazaar along the hectic main road through town is typically packed with colorfully MORE
3/6 Marines capture bomb maker July 26, 2004 — The sound is faint at first, and the target hears nothing except the calm Afghan winds, the crackle of the fire, and a dog barking intermittently in the distance. The otherwise quiet and uneventful night begins to pulse with the choppy, rhythmic sound of helicopter rotors. The dog begins barking wildly but the target barely notices; he is busy MORE
SAF Marines learn to clear rooms July 26, 2004 — “Suspect, get down. Get down on the ground!” Those words rang through the ears of Security Augmentation Force Marines from U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific as they took their skills to another level during close quarters battle skills training at the Anti-Terrorism Force Protection training facility at Ford Island, July 26.   The 14 SAF Marines MORE
Twenty-two from 3rd Radio Battalion return from Iraq; July 21, 2004 — Twenty-two Marines from 3rd Radio Battalion returned home July 11, from a five-month deployment to Iraq.   Based near Fallujah, 3rd Radio Battalion's mission was to provide communications support and to conduct electronic warfare.   While in Iraq, 3rd Radio Battalion didn't see any direct combat, but they did experience indirect fire.   "There were MORE