Gunnery Sgt. Chris Denham, India Company. Trek Nawa, Afghanistan. September 2010.
India Company conducted Operation MAKO, a clearing operation looking for enemy weapons caches and fighters in Trek Nawa. — Source: I Marine Expeditionary Force Read more
During a pre-election patrol, elements of Kilo Company 1st Platoon were engaged by Taliban fighters. One Marine, 1st Lieutenant Scott Fleming, was killed in action.
India Company responding to the Dealer 54 crash site. Trek Nawa, Afghanistan. July 2010.
An AH-1 Cobra from HMLA-369 was shot down while in support of India Company during Operation THRESHER, killing the two pilots. The operation was suspended one day for a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel mission. Read more
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A U.S. Marine Corps carry team transfers the remains of Cpl Joe L. Wrightsman at Dover Air Force Base, Del., July 21, 2010.
Corporal Joe Wrightsman drowned in the Helmand River while attempting to save the life of an Afghan National Policeman.
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Cpl. Matt Garst, Lima Company. Nawa Province, Afghanistan. June 2010.
Lima Company was attacked by a pressure plate IED, resulting in one Marine wounded.