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Servicemembers pay tribute to fallen British hero, decommission Dwyer Memorial

Recent News Stories

Afghan, Marine partnership bears fruit through progress, transition in southern Helmand Afghan, Marine partnership bears fruit through progress,...
When the Marines and sailors of Regimental Combat Team 5 arrived here in August 2011, their predecessors from RCT-1 had already planted the seeds of transition with...
Belleau Wood Marines conduct historic transfer of authority in Helmand province Belleau Wood Marines conduct historic transfer of...
Since their activation in 1917, 5th and 6th Marine Regiments have courageously fought for America, most notably in World War I when they fought side-by-side in the...
Blocks of Marjah secure, Marine battalion shifts focus to counternarcotics Blocks of Marjah secure, Marine battalion shifts focus...
What began as a window of opportunity, a simple chance to change the status quo in the Central Helmand River Valley, turned into an ongoing counternarcotics operation...
Memorial mortar for fallen Marine begins long journey home Memorial mortar for fallen Marine begins long journey home
On October 11, 2010, Marines with 81mm mortar platoon, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, lost one of their brothers.
“Fighting Fifth” celebrates 95th birthday in Afghanistan “Fighting Fifth” celebrates 95th birthday in Afghanistan
The 5th Marine Regiment is considered the most highly decorated regiment in the United States Marine Corps.
Afghan engineers display skill, confidence through southern Helmand projects Afghan engineers display skill, confidence through...
As Afghan forces take the lead in security operations across southern Helmand province, greater emphasis has been placed on the development of the Afghan National...


Recent Photos

Servicemembers pay tribute to fallen British hero, decommission Dwyer Memorial Servicemembers pay tribute to fallen British hero,...
U.S. Marines, sailors and soldiers pay tribute to Lance Bombardier James Dwyer at the Camp Dwyer Memorial before it was decommissioned here, July 30, 2012. Dwyer, a...
Task Force Leatherneck commanding general bids farewell to RCT-5 Marines and sailors Task Force Leatherneck commanding general bids farewell...
U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. David H. Berger, the commanding general of Task Force Leatherneck, 1st Marine Division (Forward), is greeted by Col. Roger B. Turner Jr., the...
Afghan soldiers receive Presidential Unit Citation for efforts alongside Marine partners Afghan soldiers receive Presidential Unit Citation for...
An Afghan National Army soldier with 1st Brigade, 215th Corps, displays a Presidential Unit Citation for his fellow soldiers during a ceremony here, July 19, 2012. On...
Marines and sailors prepare for Ramadan aboard Camp Dwyer Marines and sailors prepare for Ramadan aboard Camp Dwyer
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Mark Winward, the Regimental Combat Team 5 chaplain, speaks to Marines and sailors with RCT-5 during a brief on Afghan culture and religion here, July...
Sailors earn Fleet Marine Force pins aboard Camp Dwyer Sailors earn Fleet Marine Force pins aboard Camp Dwyer
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Mark Winward, the Regimental Combat Team 5 chaplain, pins a Fleet Marine Force Qualified Officer insignia on Lt. Benton Garrett, a chaplain with...
Belleau Wood Marines conduct historic transfer of authority in Helmand province Belleau Wood Marines conduct historic transfer of...
A U.S. Marine color guard composed of Marines with Regimental Combat Teams 5 and 6, await the beginning of a transfer of authority ceremony here, July 5, 2012. Since...


Recent Audio

Sgt. Christopher Scott
Sgt. Christopher Scott, from Ogdensburg, N.Y., talks to an Ogdensburg Journal reporter about his duties as a member of an embedded training team working with the...
Lance Cpl. Ferreri
Lance Cpl. Ferreri talks to the Unknown Soldiers Blog about his duties as a military working dog handler deployed to Afghanistan.
Marine Cpl. Almeida
Marine Cpl. Almeida talks to a Kingsport Times-News reporter, in Tenn., about her family military service history, her duties as a civil affairs intelligence analyst...
Marine Cpl. Almeida
Marine Cpl. Almeida talks to a Johnson City Press reporter, in Tenn., about her family military service history, her duties as a civil affairs intelligence analyst...
Sgt. Biggs
Sgt. Biggs talks to a reporter from The State Journal about receiving a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal as well as the Purple Heart and the events that led to...
Interview with Abdul Manaf
Interview with Abdul Manaf, the District Governor of Nawa, Helmand province, Afghanistan, about his experiences as the governor and his radio show.


Recent Video

Col. Roger Turner Col. Roger Turner
Col. Roger Turner talks to a Pentagon Channel reporter about the progress that is being made in the southern part of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Also available in...
Col. Roger Turner Col. Roger Turner
Col. Roger Turner talks to CNN about development of the Afghanistan forces and the draw down of surge troops at the end of September. Also available in high definition.
Marine Col. Roger Turner Marine Col. Roger Turner
Marine Col. Roger Turner, Regimental Combat Team 5 commanding officer, talks to a British Forces Broadcasting Service reporter about the progress of the mission of...
Transition in Helmand: Maj. Shannon Neller Transition in Helmand: Maj. Shannon Neller
U.S. Marine Maj. Shannon Neller, Brooklyn, N.Y., the Regimental Combat Team 5 Brigade Advisor Team deputy senior advisor, discusses mentoring Afghan National Army...
Transition in Helmand: Col. Roger Turner Transition in Helmand: Col. Roger Turner
U.S. Marine Col. Roger Turner, the commanding officer of Regimental Combat Team 5, reflects on the progress of governance and security in the regiment's southern...
Sgt. Maj. Alberto Ruiz Sgt. Maj. Alberto Ruiz
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Alberto Ruiz, the Regimental Combat Team 5 sergeant major and native of Laredo, Texas, discusses the progress in governance and security in...