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Marines, Afghans enjoy pace of Nawa district’s unique countryside

Story by Cpl. Tommy Bellegarde | 2nd Marine Division | Date: 10.21.2011

COMBAT OUTPOST JAKER, Helmand province, Afghanistan – Cornfields, dirt paths, tree lines and canals dominate the backcountry of Nawa district, Helmand province. This rugged, fertile community is quite the sight to see, a place where residents wear traditional attire and live an agrarian lifestyle that may seem like a scene from the past.

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