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Training the Afghan National Army

A U.S. Navy Corpsman and U.S. soldier take part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Navy Corpsman and U.S. soldier take part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Navy Corpsman and U.S. soldier take part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Navy Corpsman takes part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Navy Corpsman takes part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Navy Corpsman takes part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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U.S. Marines keep watch while others attend training with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

U.S. Marines keep watch while others attend training with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

U.S. Marines keep watch while others attend training with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during a training in Helmand province.


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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during a training in Helmand province. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during a training in Helmand province. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine prepares a mine clearance exercise with Afghan National Army soldiers as part of training operations in Helmand.


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A U.S. Marine prepares a mine clearance exercise with Afghan National Army soldiers as part of training operations in Helmand. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine prepares a mine clearance exercise with Afghan National Army soldiers as part of training operations in Helmand. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine stands next to an Afghan National Army soldier during training.


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A U.S. Marine stands next to an Afghan National Army soldier during training. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine stands next to an Afghan National Army soldier during training. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine explains the use of controls for a remote mine clearance robot. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine explains the use of controls for a remote mine clearance robot. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine explains the use of controls for a remote mine clearance robot. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine talks with Afghan National Army soldiers.


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A U.S. Marine talks with Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine talks with Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine walks near Afghan National Army soldiers.


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A U.S. Marine walks near Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine walks near Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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U.S. Marines get briefed before a training with Afghan National Army soldiers. 

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U.S. Marines get briefed before a training with Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani

U.S. Marines get briefed before a training with Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during a training exercise.

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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during a training exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during a training exercise. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers. 


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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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U.S. Marines explain the use of mine clearance robots.


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U.S. Marines explain the use of mine clearance robots. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

U.S. Marines explain the use of mine clearance robots. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine advises Afghan National Army soldiers.

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A U.S. Marine advises Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine advises Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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U.S. Marines watch Afghan National Army soldiers.

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U.S. Marines watch Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

U.S. Marines watch Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine talks with Afghan National Army soldiers.

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A U.S. Marine talks with Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine talks with Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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U.S. Marines watch Afghan National Army soldiers.


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U.S. Marines watch Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

U.S. Marines watch Afghan National Army soldiers. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during training in Helmand province.

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A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during training in Helmand province. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A U.S. Marine watches Afghan National Army soldiers during training in Helmand province. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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