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Echo 2/9 Combat Ops in Helmand
The action starts around the 1:30 mark and intensifies from there. Echo 2/9 Conduct Combat Operations. Video by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel Kitandwe | Regimental Combat Team-7, 1st Marine Division Public Affairs | Date: 03.04.2013. U.S. Marines and Sailors with the Air Raid Force, Echo company, 2nd Battalion 9th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 7, conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 4, 2013. The Marines and Sailors of Echo company deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps motion imagery by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe/Released).