With Lima Company of the 3/6 MarinesJuly 2010 View All Stories
On Patrol in Marjah: Ambushes
While on patrol in north Marjah, Lima Company of the 3/6 Marines came under repeated attack from the same location. Finally, they decide to set an ambush—but, later in the day, the Marines find they are the ones taken by surprise.
On Patrol in Marjah: Watchers
While patrolling the footpaths of Marjah, a platoon from Lima Company of the 3/6 Marines looks out for Taliban spotters on motorcycles and suspects they may be phoning information to a local elder even while the Marines are visiting his compound.
Our Deepest Sympathies
When a young girl severely wounded by an IED is brought to the gate of their compound, the Navy Hospital Corpsmen of Lima Company of the 3/6 Marines struggle to keep her alive until a helicopter can come to medevac her out.