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MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.- Soldiers from the Special Operations Command Central Civil Military Support Element, in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe, officially transferred responsibility for a new water distribution system to the people of Sari-Chashma, Tajikistan this week.
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.- He watched as five Marines beside him dropped, struck by the sheer force of insurgent machine gun fire. Within seconds, Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Cole joined his brothers as a three-round burst lifted his 200-pound frame and 80 pounds of gear completely off the ground, moved him five feet in the air, and slammed him into the dirt- all in less than half a second.
PANJWAI, Afghanistan- The Panjwai District Headquarters in Kandahar province hosted 19 local farmers during a four-day Post Harvest Processing and Marketing Training Class with the graduation held here, July 7, 2012.
TARIN KOT, Afghanistan- Local police in Uruzgan Province are being bolstered with the skills to dispose of life threatening explosive devices as they attend the Explosive Hazard Reduction Course (EHRC) for the first time in two years.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan- The Afghan Uniformed Police and Afghan National Army partnered with C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, to conduct clearance operations in the Shah Wali Kot district, Afghanistan July 7-10.
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan- The Marine Corps' top general and his senior enlisted advisor visited Marines throughout southern Afghanistan to thank them for their service and sacrifice, July 17.