Brigadier Gen. Yoo, commanding general of Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, met with leaders from coalition forces, Afghan National Army 2nd and 3rd Brigades, 215th Corps, and Afghan Uniform Police in order to discuss operation Oqab 144, a mission in the Sangin Valley, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Jan. 28, 2014. The operation is a process to eliminate hostile threats from the Sangin Valley prior to the April 5 Afghan presidential election to offer a safer environment for potential voters and the local populace. Brigadier Gen. Yoo assumed command of RC(SW) Feb. 5 in a ceremony at Camp Leatherneck. (Marine Corps photo illustration by Cpl. Joshua Young)
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