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Female Marines Conduct 1st Afghan Mission

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by carpro, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    http://www.military.com/news/articl...emale-marines-conduct-1st-afghan-mission.html

    Female Marines Conduct 1st Afghan Mission

    March 10, 2009
    Marine Corps News

    FARAH PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment -- the ground combat element of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Afghanistan -- now have a special group of people to help them complete their mission in Afghanistan.

    The task force’s all-female Marine team is interacting with the Afghan female population in southern Afghanistan -- a task considered culturally unacceptable for the male Marines operating there.
     
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    Sounds like good news. I have no problem with the Afghan mission and fully supports its goals.
     
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    The Marines are innovators.

    This is just another example. They were also responsible for the change in tactics that resulted in victory in Iraq.
     
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