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Renewed fighting in Helmand has become a dark reminder of the cyclical nature of the Afghan war—and just how delicate the security situation remains, Mohsin Khan Mohmand and @alibomaye  write.

"The US Once Surged into Helmand. Now the Taliban Is, Too" @MohsinZMomand  and I on what the latest battle for Helmand says about Afghanistan ahead of a US withdrawal @ForeignPolicy )

This evening’s terrorist attack that targeted a training center in district 13 of Kabul, a roadside bomb in Rawza area of Ghazni province that took 9 innocent lives, attack on Kamal Khan hydropower dam as well as recent terrorist attacks in Helmand, Ghor ...

Helmand: Families Displaced by Fighting Plead for Assistance

The US and NATO are with the government of #Afghanistan , said Ghani, citing recent US air support in Helmand as an example.

“They are shooting blindly; people are being killed on their farms and in their homes. I can’t tell the Afghan Army not to shoot at us and I can’t tell the Taliban not to shoot at us,” in Helmand

#Helmand Fighting Goes Deeper Into Lashkargah City #Afghanistan 

Helmand Fighting Goes Deeper Into Lashkargah City

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Zalmay Khalilzad’s comments come as renewed fighting for days has plagued #Afghanistan ’s southern Helmand province, a longtime #Taliban  stronghold


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Liberty comes at the ultimate cost. On #MemorialDay , we remember the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country. From Yorktown, to Omaha Beach, to Helmand, let us never forget those who laid down their lives so that their countrymen may be free.

Tell us one thing that you love about your mom – like these Marines with Task Force Southwest shared from Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Happy #MothersDay , mom!

Blinded by the Light Lance Cpl. Keeler, a team leader with 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, observes his surroundings during a security patrol in Nad Ali, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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Chief of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, Asim Umar killed in Musa Qala district in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province by US Forces in an air strike: TOLO News

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The body of US Army Sergeant Leandro A.S. Jasso, arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware Monday. The 25-year-old Jasso died Saturday during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, US Defense Department officials said on Sunday.

Staff Sgt. Reymund R. Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Aug. 12, 2018, from wounds sustained as a result of an Improvised Explosive Device attack in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Aug. 7, 2018.

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DOD: soldier killed Thursday in Helmand Province, Afghanistan was Sgt. James Slape, 23, KIA as a result of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. Slape was from Morehead City, NC, and was assigned to the 60th Troop Command of the North Carolina Army National Guard

This is Sgt. 1st Class Reymund R. Transfiguracion, 36. He was killed yesterday in Afghanistan's Helmand province by an IED explosion. Bio just released by the Army says he was born in the Philippines in May 1982 and enlisted in the Hawaii National Guard in July 2001. 1/

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Welcome Home, Marines Today, Marines & sailors with returned home to from a 9-month deployment to Helmand province, Afghanistan. The Task Force of ~300 personnel from II MEF deployed in Spring '17 in support of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission.