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Water technicians keep Camp Dwyer afloat Water technicians keep Camp Dwyer afloat
Corporal Marc-Anthony Diplacido, a water support technician with Combat Logistics Battalion 7, monitors a water pump system during a daily inspection aboard Camp...
Marine mechanics ensure success during combat operations in Afghanistan Marine mechanics ensure success during combat operations...
Lance Cpl. Jordan Thomas, a motor transportation mechanic with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, replaces an air filter on a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle...
Eid al-Fitr ceremony held aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan Eid al-Fitr ceremony held aboard Camp Leatherneck,...
Atiq Azizi, a linguist with Regional Command (Southwest), led the Eid al-Fitr ceremony for coalition service members and civilian contractors aboard Camp Leatherneck,...
Marines, sailors with Charley Company ensure Camp Dwyer’s safety in Helmand province Marines, sailors with Charley Company ensure Camp...
Lance Cpl. Jordan Pettid, a mortarman with Charley Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, adjusts the sight on an M252 81mm mortar system during an operation in...
Brigade Headquarters Group - Afghanistan cases unit colors aboard Camp Leatherneck Brigade Headquarters Group - Afghanistan cases unit...
The Brigade Headquarters Group - Afghanistan color guard prepares to march on the colors before a casing of colors ceremony for BHG-A aboard Camp Leatherneck,...
Jordanian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan Jordanian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan
Key coalition partners with International Security Assistance Force salute in formation during a flag-lowering ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province,...


Recent Video

A Mortarman's Journal A Mortarman's Journal
Lance Cpl. Jordan Pettid, a mortarman with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, explains life as a mortarman in the Marine Corps in Helmand province, Afghanistan....
HMLA-467: The Last HMLA of Operation Enduring Freedom HMLA-467: The Last HMLA of Operation Enduring Freedom
Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 467 is on their first combat deployment as a squadron and is the last HMLA serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom....
2nd Combat Engineer Battalion honors fallen heroes 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion honors fallen heroes
A memorial service was held in honor of Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant and Cpl. Adam J. Wolff aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, July 8,...
1/2 Dog Handlers Training Day 1/2 Dog Handlers Training Day
U.S. Marine Sgt. Matthew Outine, a military working dog handler with Weapons Company, and Lance Cpl. Chanse Moore, a military working dog handler with Bravo Company,...
On Point On Point
Corporal Jonathan Cortes, a machine gunner with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, explains life as a machine gunner in the Marine Corps aboard Camp Leatherneck,...
Sergeant Thomas Spitzer Memorial Sergeant Thomas Spitzer Memorial
A memorial service was held in honor of Sgt. Thomas Spitzer aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, July 2, 2014.


Recent News Stories

Marine mechanics ensure success during combat operations in Afghanistan Marine mechanics ensure success during combat operations...
The ground assault force is a crucial element during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. To ensure the force’s vehicles can move to and from...
Water technicians keep Camp Dwyer afloat Water technicians keep Camp Dwyer afloat
For service members deployed to the middle of a desert in Helmand province, Afghanistan, water is a valuable commodity. Troops depend on water for hydration, food...
Eid al-Fitr ceremony held aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan Eid al-Fitr ceremony held aboard Camp Leatherneck,...
Coalition service members and civilian contractors came together during an Eid al-Fitr ceremony held aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 28,...
Colorado Springs Marine proud to serve twice during Afghan drawdown Colorado Springs Marine proud to serve twice during...
During America’s longest war, newly-minted Marines’ wish for the opportunity to dirty their boots in Afghanistan has often come true. In the past year deployments...
Marines, sailors with Charley Company ensure Camp Dwyer’s safety in Helmand province Marines, sailors with Charley Company ensure Camp...
Improvised explosive devices and small arms fire from insurgents remain a threat to units patrolling in Helmand province.
Jordanian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan Jordanian Army ends mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan
Soldiers from the Kingdom of Jordan gathered for a ceremony marking their end of mission with Regional Command (Southwest) aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province,...


Recent Audio

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.
Lance Cpl. Kirk Humes
Lance Cpl. Kirk Humes, from Allen, Texas, talks to a Crawford Broadcasting reporter, for their Hero of the Week segment, about his duties working with the unmanned...
Staff Sgt. Roberto Ramirez
Staff Sgt. Roberto Ramirez talks to a Northbrook Tower about his family, joining the military and serving overseas.
Staff Sgt. Ramirez
Marine Staff Sgt. Ramirez talks to a Pioneer Press-Central reporter about the Marines leaving and handing over security responsibilities in the Sangin province to the...
Col. Christopher Douglas
Col. Christopher Douglas, from Ballston Spa, N.Y., team leader for Security Force Assistance Advisor Team (SFAAT) of the 2nd Brigade, 215th Corps of the Afghan...


Recent Publications

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.
RC Southwest Round-up - 06.25.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 06.25.2014
Regional Command (Southwest)'s biweekly news update.
Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan Family Newsletter - 06.17.2014
Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan Family Newsletter - 06.17.2014
Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan Family Newsletter.
RC Southwest Round-up - 06.10.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 06.10.2014
Regional Command (Southwest)'s biweekly news update.
RC Southwest Round-up - 05.27.2014
RC Southwest Round-up - 05.27.2014
RC Southwest Round-up