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.