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Radio Battalion Helps ANGLICO Intercept Insurgents


Story by Lance Cpl. Bryan Nygaard | Regional Command Southwest | Date: 06.03.2011


HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Marines see a man walking, he does not see them. He hunches down and starts to dig. The Marines believe he is planting an improvised explosive device, but they do not know for sure. There is nothing that identifies him as the enemy.


Photo by Lance Cpl. Bryan Nygaard

Sgt. Joseph Graham, a forward observer with Fire Control Team 5, Supporting Arms Liaison Team Chuck, 2nd Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company monitors a village for insurgent activity, May 7. Marines with 2nd Radio Battalion, Task Force Belleau Wood, supply units like 2nd ANGLICO with indications and warning of insurgent activity.





Photo by Lance Cpl. Bryan Nygaard

Cpl. Scott Harvey, a cryptologic linguist with Operational Command Element 2, 2nd Radio Battalion, Task Force Belleau Wood, listens for insurgent radio activity, May 8. Radio Battalion consists of linguists and signal analysts who provide coalition units with indication and warning of insurgent activity.




Photo by Lance Cpl. Bryan Nygaard

Cpl’s Scott Harvey (left) and Zachary Draskovich, both cryptologic linguists with Operational Command Element 2, 2nd Radio Battalion, Task Force Belleau Wood, set up a collection antenna system, May 8. Radio Battalion consists of small teams of linguists and signal analysts who provide coalition units with indication and warning of insurgent activity.

One of the Battalions corporals and her sister were interviewed recently by MSNBC, FoxNews, and local affiliates.  Cpl Aisling Feaser (on the left) is with 2d Radio Battalion.


Video: Cpl. Aine Feaser and Cpl. Aisling Feaser (WFLA-TV), Part 2

Courtesy Video | 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) | Date: 06.15.2011


Two Marines talk to a WFLA-TV reporter about their family, joining the Marines, their responsibilities and what they deployment has been like in Afghanistan. Part 2 of 2



An interview with their father:


Marines' dad applauds drawdown

Tanya Arja
FOX 13 News reporter
Updated: Thursday, 23 Jun 2011, 8:17 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 23 Jun 2011, 8:12 PM EDT



President Barack Obama announced Wednesday evening that the U.S. and its allies had achieved enough in Afghanistan to merit a drawdown of forces beginning this summer.

Newport News Marine to get posthumous award for valor

By Corinne Reilly
The Virginian-Pilot
© June 25, 2011


A Newport News Marine who was killed in Afghanistan in February will posthumously receive the National Intelligence Medal for Valor on Wednesday.


Sgt. Lucas Pyeatt, 24, was a 2004 graduate of Woodside High School. He joined the Marines in 2007 and died in an explosion a week after landing in Afghanistan on his first deployment.



Lance Cpl. Lauren Kohls
Meredith Brown/USMC









Camp Lejeune Marine earned Swain award by helping Afghans


By Rusty Dennen
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.
Published: September 21, 2012

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Marine Lance Cpl. Lauren Kohls can't talk much about her work in military intelligence, but others will be happy to do it tonight.


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2nd Medical Bn keeps more than knowledge alive

By Cpl. Ashley Lawson | 2nd Marine Logistics Group | February 14, 2017

Camp Lejeune, N.C. -- An open field where injured dummies lie was suddenly crowded as the recorded sound of a bomb reached the eardrums of corpsmen on a patrol nearby during a training exercise. With quick, sharp looks and a feeling of urgency, they each rushed to a wounded “Marine” to save their brothers’ lives.

Corpsmen with 2nd Medical Battalion participated in a Tactical Combat Casualty Care training exercise February 6-10, 2017, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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