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Marines accompany Afghan district governor during meeting at Camp Leatherneck bazaar

10/18/2011 By Cpl. Bryan Nygaard , II MEF (FWD)

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — On the northern end of Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, just outside of the perimeter, sits a shantytown by the name of “Soak City.” This hub of tents surrounding a gas station consists of several hundred Afghans who have moved there so they can sell various wares to Afghan contractors and civilians visiting Camp Leatherneck.

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