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Photos and captions by Balazs Gardi. See more on Basetrack.org, and visit his newest project at Facingwatercrisis.org.

An Afghan man faces ANA soldiers and US Marines   with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo Company, after being stopped and searched during a security patrol near the village of Shama Sheela in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on November 4, 2010.

 

 

 

LCpl. Kevin Daly during a military operation near Doghaka village in Musa Qala district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on November 7, 2010. Three squads and attachments with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo Company, 2nd Platoon participated in an ambush operation, aimed at penetrating the enemy line, forcing out insurgents and either engaging, killing or capturing them during the fight.

 

 

LCpl. Thomas Welch secures the entrance of a compound his team set base near Doghaka village in Musa Qala district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on November 7, 2010.Three squads and attachments with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo Company, 2nd Platoon participated in an ambush operation, aimed at penetrating the enemy line, forcing out insurgents and either engaging, killing or capturing them during the                                                         fight.

 

Afghan detainee at Patrol Base Talibjan, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The man was captured during a military operation and after he was seen using a radio while watching US Marines during a firefight. Photographed on November 7, 2010. After being questioned, he was released from custody the following day.

 

 

LCpl. Kevin Daly during a military operation near Doghaka village in Musa Qala district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on November 7, 2010. Three squads and attachments with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo Company, 2nd Platoon participated in an ambush operation, aimed at penetrating the enemy line, forcing out insurgents and either engaging, killing or capturing them during the fight.

 

 

Ali Mohammad, a ten-years-old refugee from Kandahar province stands in front of his makeshift house at the Charahi Qambar refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan on February 27, 2011. Ali Mohammad fled the fighting and arrived to Kabul with forty family members more than four years ago.

 

 

 

Squad Leader Cpl. Michael Perry briefs Marines at Patrol Base Talibjan, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, before a military operation. Three squads and attachments with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Bravo Company, 2nd Platoon participated in an ambush operation, aimed at penetrating the enemy line, forcing out insurgents and either engaging, killing or capturing them during the fight. Photographed on November 5, 2010. Second row from left to right: LCpl. Kevin Daly, HN Stephen Suber, LCpl. Joseph Eldridge. First row from left to right: LCpl. Thomas Welch, LCpl. Robert Vandergriff, LCpl. Andrew Green

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