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Photo: Women in Nosir Bobo, Tajikistan fill containers with clean water which is now available for the first time. Civil Affairs Soldiers from the SOCCENT Civil Military Support Element facilitated the completion of the new water system for the people of Sari-Chashma. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kenneth)

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.

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Photo: Colonel Kenneth M. DeTreux, the commanding officer of 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, shakes the hand of Woodstock, Ga., native Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Cole (right) after presenting him with the nation's third highest award for valor, the Silver Star. (Photo by Cpl. Jeff Drew)

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.

Last modified on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 12:20
Friday, 07 December 2012 14:43

Panjwai Farmers Learn Valuable Skills

Written by SOT Staff

 

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Photo: Kandahar University instructor answers questions the farmers have during the Post Harvest Processing and Marketing class held at the Panjwai District Headquarters, July 7, 2012.(Photo by Sgt. Matt Young)

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.

Last modified on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 12:21

 

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Sergeant Dave Wallace from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Troop shows students from the Afghan National Army some of the finer points of an M81 Firing Initiator during the Explosives Hazard Reduction Course at Multi National Base Tarin Kot. (Australian Cpl. Hamish Patterson)

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.

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Photo: The Afghan Uniformed Police, partnered with the C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, conduct tactical over watch during clearance operations in the Shah Wali Kot district, Afghanistan, July 8. (Photo by Sgt. Ryan Hohman)

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.

Last modified on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 12:25

 

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Photo: Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos answers a question about future promotion opportunities from a 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment Marine serving at Combat Outpost Shir Ghazi, Afghanistan, July 17, 2012. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Buckwalter)

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.

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