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Nawa increases security as course graduates Afghan Local Police

Story by Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde | 2nd Marine
Division | Date: 09.29.2011

FORWARD OPERATING BASE GERONIMO, Helmand province, Afghanistan – Afghan Local Police recruits stand against a wall, preparing to enter a compound at the ALP Academy on base. They bang against the gate, but the Marine instructors waiting inside, posing as insurgents, quickly tell them to go away. They bang again and again, each time receiving the same response, and decide to enter.

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