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3/2 holds Route Landy Nawa, improves travel through Helmand province

Story by Lance Cpl. Clayton Vonderahe | Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division | Date: 08.07.2011

SHIR GHAZAY, Helmand province, Afghanistan - The road between Combat Outpost Shir Ghazay and Forward Operating Base Now Zad, known as Route Landy Nawa, is nothing more than tire tracks through powdery dirt. For miles in any direction there is nothing to be seen but the occasional dust devil and local citizens driving through.

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