27 Oct '14, 9pm

Marines, Brits turn over Helmand bases to Afghan forces:

Marines, Brits turn over Helmand bases to Afghan forces:

Home | News | News Articles | Marines, Brits turn over Helmand bases to Afghan forces Marines, Brits turn over Helmand bases to Afghan forces By Marine Corps 1st Lt. Skye Martin, Regional Command Southwest Marines and Sailors with Marine Expeditionary Brigade Afghanistan load onto a KC-130 aircraft at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, Oct. 27, 2014. The Marine Corps ended its mission in Helmand province the day prior. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. John Jackson) Share HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan, Oct. 27, 2014 – U.S. Marines and service members from the United Kingdom left Regional Command Southwest in Afghanistan’s Helmand province today, turning their facilities over to the Afghan security forces. The lift-off followed a ceremony held at the former command post of Marine Expeditionary Brigade Afghanistan at Camp Leatherneck, signifying the transfe...

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