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215th Corps soldiers conduct first Afghan-operated leave flight for rest, relaxation 215th Corps soldiers conduct first Afghan-operated leave...
More than 100 Afghan National Army soldiers with the 215th Corps as well as Afghan civilians stand waiting to board an aircraft aboard Camp Bastion, Helmand province,...
Charley Company Marine recognized with meritorious promotion aboard Camp Leatherneck Charley Company Marine recognized with meritorious...
Sergeant Dominic Sharpsteensurina, a native of Apple Valley, California, and an assault section leader with Weapons Platoon, Charley Company, 1st Battalion, 7th...
2nd Platoon Bravo Company Security Patrol 2nd Platoon Bravo Company Security Patrol
U.S. Marines with 2d Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, observe surrounding compounds during a security patrol in Washir District, Helmand...
Posing for the Camera Posing for the Camera
An illustration of a local Haji Tahir Estates child, poses for the camera during a security patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on September 26, 2014. Patrols are...
RC(SW) commander, ANA leaders discuss construction projects aboard Delaram I RC(SW) commander, ANA leaders discuss construction...
Brigadier Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, right, commander, Regional Command (Southwest) and Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan, discusses a construction project aboard...
V12 Weapons Company Patrols Through Shorab V12 Weapons Company Patrols Through Shorab
U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, patrol in a tactical column during a security patrol in Shorab, Helmand province, Afghanistan...


Recent Video

Charley's Legacy Charley's Legacy
Marines with Charley Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, describe what it means to be an infantryman with Charley Co., and the legacy of "Suicide" Charley.
ANA’s Newest Trauma Center ANA’s Newest Trauma Center
Navy Capt. James Cole, the Regional Command (Southwest) command surgeon, explains the purpose of the new trauma center at Camp Shorabak, Helmand province,...
9/11 Memorial Ceremony 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
U.S. Marines with the (Regional Command South West) hold a memorial ceremony for the attacks on September 11th, 2001, aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province,...
9/11 Memorial Ceremony 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
U.S. Marines with the (Regional Command South West) hold a Memorial Ceremony for the Attacks on September 11th, 2001, aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province,...
1/2 Charlie Company Denies Enemy Operations 1/2 Charlie Company Denies Enemy Operations
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, conduct multiple security patrols in the area of Haji Tahir Estates, Helmand...
Last US Marine FARP Last US Marine FARP
U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 operate a forward arming and refueling point (FARP) aboard Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Sep 03,...


Recent News Stories

Charley Company Marine recognized with meritorious promotion aboard Camp Leatherneck Charley Company Marine recognized with meritorious...
For those who have earned the title of “The Few and the Proud,” being a Marine is a way of life. For one Marine, Sgt. Dominic Sharpsteensurina, being an...
215th Corps soldiers conduct first Afghan-operated leave flight for rest, relaxation 215th Corps soldiers conduct first Afghan-operated leave...
More than 100 Afghan National Army soldiers with the 215th Corps as well as Afghan civilians awaited the landing of a civilian-operated aircraft aboard Camp Bastion,...
Bravo Company Marines, sailors, ANA deter insurgent operations in Helmand Bravo Company Marines, sailors, ANA deter insurgent...
Marines and sailors with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, alongside Afghan National Army counterparts, disrupted insurgent activity during a...
Navy corpsman receives valor award for actions in Helmand province Navy corpsman receives valor award for actions in...
Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Van Horn was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device, Sept. 17, during a small ceremony...
New base completed for ANA’s 1st Brigade, 215th Corps, Helmand province New base completed for ANA’s 1st Brigade, 215th Corps,...
Helmand provincial Governor Naeem Baloch, Afghan National Army’s 215th Corps Commander Maj. Gen. Sayed Malouk, and Regional Command (Southwest) Commander Brig. Gen....
Bravo Company Marines, sailors, ANA disrupt insurgent lethal aid in Helmand province, Afghanistan Bravo Company Marines, sailors, ANA disrupt insurgent...
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan— During the early morning hours, in almost pure darkness, a company of infantry Marines mounted in Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected...


Recent Audio

Capt. Jared Reddinger
Capt. Jared Reddinger talks to a reporter from Marine Corps Times about his deployment and his responsibilities in his unit.
Col. Peter Baumgarten
Col. Peter Baumgarten talks to a reporter from Leatherneck Magazine about his time in Afghanistan and preparing to leave Afghanistan.
Col. Peter Baumgarten
Col. Peter Baumgarten talks to a Stars and Stripes about current operations in Afghanistan.
Col. Peter Baumgarten
Col. Peter Baumgarten talks to a Marine Corps Times reporter about the current operations in Afghanistan.
Lance Cpl. Johnpaul Sanchez
Lance Cpl. Johnpaul Sanchez talks to a Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter about his deployment in Afghanistan.
Lance Corporal Daniel Buzalsky
Lance Corporal Daniel Buzalsky from Vancouver, WA talks to a reporter from The Columbian about his work in Afghanistan.


Recent Publications

RC Southwest Round-up - 09.02.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 09.02.2014
Regional Command (Southwest)'s biweekly news update.
Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan Family Newsletter - 08.21.2014
Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan Family Newsletter - 08.21.2014
Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan Family Newsletter.
RC Southwest Round-up - 08.19.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 08.19.2014
Regional Command (Southwest)'s biweekly news update.
RC Southwest Round-up - 08.05.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 08.05.2014
Regional Command (Southwest)'s biweekly news update.
RC Southwest Round-up - 07.22.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 07.22.2014
Regional Command (Southwest)'s biweekly news update.
RC Southwest Round-up - 07.08.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 07.08.2014
Regional Command (Southwest)'s biweekly news update.