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'New England’s Own’ arrives in Afghanistan, prepares for operations

9/13/2011 By Cpl. Bryan Nygaard , II MEF (FWD)
CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand province — During the first week of September, Marines with 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, a reserve infantry battalion based out of the New England area, conducted integration training aboard Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan.

For more on the 1/25:

http://www.marines.mil/unit/iimef/iimef-fwd/Pages/NewEnglandsOwnarrivesinAfghanistanpreparesforoperations.aspx