berry law firm va disability lawyers

A success in Afghanistan

Marine recon teams were inserted by helicopter behind Taliban lines last Friday as the US-led force stepped up operations to break resistance in the besieged enemy stronghold of Marjah. The before-dawn insertion of about two dozen Marines was into an area where Taliban snipers areknown to operate. Marines and Afghan forces began movingin–in a bid to link up with Marinebr /outposts there, carefully searching compounds on the way. The 7-day-old Marjah offensive isbr /the biggest since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan and a test of Obama’s strategy for reversing the rise of the Taliban while protecting civilians. Residents said some Taliban fighters in the area were non-Afghan. That’s nothing new. This seems like a successful operation at this point.

Join the discussion

Further reading

blog soldier sanding in front of american flag

Movie of the Month for September

Troops, your viewing assignment for the month of September is to watch The Greatest Beer Run Ever. At a time when the Vietnam War was at its height...

blog soldier sanding in front of american flag

Movie of the Month for August

Troops, your viewing assignment for the month of August is to watch the award-winning short film The Paper Boy. The City of Joy is that melting pot...

blog soldier sanding in front of american flag

Movie of the Month for July

Troops, thanks for your patience while we got the website back online! Your viewing assignment for July is to watch Our Kind of Love. This is a...

Get Denny's Newsletter

Receive news and updates from Denny