Taliban Attack on FOB Whitehouse
U.S. Marines and Sailors with 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6 engage enemy forces at Forward Operating Base Whitehouse in Kajaki, Helmand province Afghanistan March 19, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. James M. Mercure, Combat Correspondent, narrates how Marines, Sailors, and Afghanistan National Civil Order Police repelled an enemy attack of combined small arms fire from a nearby ridgeline that ultimately ended in the capture of multiple insurgents armed with heavy machine guns and precision rifles. Produced by Sgt Albert J. Carls.