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Go inside the epicenter of the war in Afghanistan and meet the people who work in Camp Leatherneck, home to over 10,000 troops.

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Go inside the epicenter of the war in Afghanistan and meet the people who work in Camp Leatherneck, home to over 10,000 troops.

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Bryan Welsh
Bryan Welsh

that's not exactly true it all based on when you were there the time frame anytime we start anything out (even leatherneck) as a little FOB (Forward Operating Base) there's generally a geographical reason for it and it rarely ever goes unchallenged, the only reason why i even bring it up is not to say your not right because you are i was there in 2011 so by the time i got there there was talk about turning it into a new duty station for marines they were starting to pour in concrete for roads and even name the streets lol (and yes nothing happened but a lot of controlled detonations) i think it was Nolay that popping off when i was down there, But my point of the whole thing was that just because it has a px and a "bar" (which are for the allies if i'm correct marines would be flogged if they tried lol) don't dumb it down and forget the marines and other military members who were there when this base was being forged and guarded when it was nothing but a tent a pissing hole i'm sure it wasn't so boring and uninteresting thing. and yes but this is all coming from an Ex POG so i'm sure i'll here something from someone from this.

Collin Stanford
Collin Stanford

national geographic got it right when they did a documentary on zaminduar and musakualah those are the real s********

Collin Stanford
Collin Stanford

camp leatherneck is where all the admin non combat types and general grade officers hang out they have a bar a px and phone and computer centers. they annually have  concerts. it is hardly dangerous or exciting.