Tag: helmand

  • Helmand Province, Afghanistan From Above

    Associated Press photojournalist Kevin Frayer recently sent out a group of stark black-and-white aerial images that show the rugged, inhospitable terrain of the province. Frayer made the images while flying in a medevac helicopter from the U.S. Army’s Task Force Shadow “Dust Off”, Charlie Company 1-214 Aviation Regiment. In this aerial photo taken Wednesday, Jan.…

  • U.S. Marines In Afghanistan

    A US Marine convoy from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines steers alongside an inactive gas station in Marjah, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, on April 9, 2010. Some new pictures I haven’t seen, some old. See them all – HERE

  • U.S. Marine Corp. Tattoos in Afghanistan

    Check out the whole set – HERE Quite a few of the pictures show Marines who have tattoos all down their arms.    Judging by the Marine Corps. tattoo policy, June 1, 2010 is the cuttoff in order to be grandfathered in, because the most recent version of the policy strictly prohibits “sleeve” tattoos. I wonder…