Departing Forward Operating Base Delaram II, Nimroz province, Afghanistan

04/15/2014: The Marines and sailors of CLB-7 were instrumental in retrograding more than 302,000 pounds of equipment and supplies and the last of the Marines and sailors of SFAAT 4-215 back to Camp Leatherneck from FOB Delaram II.

Delaram II has been a major USMC base on the border of Helmand, Nimroz and Farah provinces.

It has been upgraded substantially to include a makeshift airfield, a new gym and other facilities, but is being turned over to the Afghans and will become the headquarters of the ANA’s 2nd Brigade, 215th Corps.

Combat Logistics Battalion 7 arrived at FOB Delaram II on the morning of April 7 and began loading all the cargo, including generators, shipping containers and heavy equipment, onto their trucks in preparation for their journey back to Camp Leatherneck, the largest military base in southwestern Afghanistan.

Credit: Regional Command Southwest:4/14/14

  • In the first photo, Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 7 load the back end of a trailer onto another trailer as they prepare to convoy back with the last supplies, equipment and team members of Security Force Assistance Advisor Team 4-215 from Forward Operating Base Delaram II, Nimroz province, Afghanistan, April 7, 2014.
  • In the second photo, multiple vehicles with Combat Logistics Battalion 7 line up as they prepare to convoy back with the last supplies, equipment and team members of Security Force Assistance Advisor Team 4-215 from Forward Operating Base Delaram II, Nimroz province, Afghanistan, April 8, 2014.
  • In the third photo, Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 7 load a shipping container onto a trailer as they prepare to convoy back with the last supplies, equipment and team members of Security Force Assistance Advisor Team 4-215 from Forward Operating Base Delaram II, Nimroz province, Afghanistan, April 7, 2014.
  • In the final photo, the last vehicle of Combat Logistics Battalion 7 leaves Forward Operating Base Delaram II as they convoy back with the last supplies, equipment and team members of Security Force Assistance Advisor Team 4-215 to Camp Leatherneck from Nimroz province, Afghanistan, April 8, 2014.

  

 

 

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