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Afghan forces, Echo Company oust insurgency, establish new security posts in Musa Qal’eh

Story by Sgt. Earnest J. Barnes | 2nd Marine Division | Date: 01.25.2012

MUSA QAL’EH DISTRICT, Helmand province, Afghanistan – Marines with Echo Company and members of the Afghan National Security Forces are participating in Operation Double Check, an operation to promote legitimate governance within the Musa Qal’eh district. This operation further spread the influence of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to untouched areas and provided an opportunity for Afghan forces to take on a greater role in security efforts.

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