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Camp Pendleton command returns to Afghanistan

Will lead international forces in southwest

Written by
Gretel C. Kovach
12:10 p.m., Feb. 18, 2012

The Camp Pendleton force preparing to lead the fight in southwestern Afghanistan will have to find its footing on shifting sands of change in the deserts flanking the Helmand River Valley, as the U.S. slowly winds down its war campaign.

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