Photo sets from combat correspondents currently serving or who have served in Helmand province.

4th April 2012

Photoset

URMUZ, Afghanistan - Afghan National Security Forces executed a town clearing of Urmuz during Operation Speargun. Located in the southern part of the Now Zad district of Helmand province, Urmuz has been a narcotics haven for insurgents. Historically, a limited presence by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has allowed insurgents to traffic drugs throughout the region without reprisal. Coalition forces supported the ANSF during the 5-day mission. Story and photos by Sgt. James Mercure

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