Afghans, Marines conduct Operation Sangin United Horizons

06/07/2012: Marines and Afghan National Security Forces put continued pressure on the insurgency during Operation Sangin United Horizons, a battalion sized operation that took place May 17-20. Dog Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, was responsible for finding and destroying weapons caches, improvised explosive devices and drug-producing facilities. The Marines focused on two key population centers, Western Wushtan and Zard Ragay, which serve as passageways through the mountains between Sangin and Kandahar.

Credit:Regional Command Southwest:5/21/12

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