Saturday, July 4, 2009

INDEPENDENCE DAY 2009

These photos of Marines in combat in Helmund Province, Afghanistan are from over the past three days as Operation KHANJAR (STRIKE OF THE SWORD) continues - S.L.

DAY 1 HELO INFIL

US Marines patrol with their Afghan National Army and Police counterparts during Operation KHANJAR.

US Marines pull security overwatch during Operation KHANJAR

A Marine pulls security on patrol during Day 3 of Operation KHANJAR.

US Marines on patrol, Day 3 of Operations KHANJAR

US Marines return to base on the third day of Operation KHANJAR.

Our thoughts & prayers are with our brave Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen in the combat zones overseas, as we celebrate Independence Day 2009.