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Day: September 15, 2013


Afghan commandos hinder insurgent operations

HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan commandos detained two suspected insurgents and found several weapons and drug caches in an operation that concluded Sept. 9 in Helmand province. Commandos of the 7th Special

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Afghan local police repel insurgents

WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan- Afghan National Security Forces and Afghan Local Police guardians repelled an insurgent attack on a checkpoint Sept. 13 in Wardak province’s Sayadabad district. At least 10 armed militants opened

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Afghan Special Forces, commandos kill insurgents

BADAKHSHAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan commandos from the 5th Special Operations Kandak killed 13 insurgents in Operation “Hindu Kush” Sept. 11-12 in Badakhshan province’s Warduj District. After intercepting insurgent radio communications and

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MN man charged with child abuse

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Joseph Morrisette, age 53, was indicted on August 21, 2013, for

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Iowa holds off Iowa State, 27-21

Courtesy: – AMES, Iowa – Iowa controlled the game on the ground, outgaining Iowa State 218-59 behind 145 yards from Mark Weisman, en route to a 27-21 win in the Iowa

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