PHOTOS: Marine Offensive in Afghanistan

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    July 2: U.S. Marines, along with approximately 650 Afghan soldiers and police officers prepare to board CH-53D Sea Stallion and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters at Forward Operating Base Dwyer, Afghanistan.

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    July 2: U.S. Marines and Afghanistan National Security Forces are partnered for a major operation in the Helmand Province to transition security responsibilities to the Afghan forces.

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    July 2: U.S. Marines and Afghanistan National Security Forces prepare to move into towns and villages along the Helmand River Valley in an effort to secure the population from the threat of the Taliban and other insurgent intimidation and violence.

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    July 2: U.S. Marines prepare to board CH-53D Sea Stallion and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters at Forward Operating Base Dwyer, Afghanistan.

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    July 2: Marines from 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 3, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, prepare to board a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter during the launching of Operation Khanjar.

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    July 2: Marines from 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 3, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, board a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter during the launching of Operation Khanjar.

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