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U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Near a Decade of Combat

Supplying Outposts

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Supplying Outposts

An infantryman with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, helps escort a combat vehicle full of supplies for an observation post in Helmand Province. Maintaining the supply chain for soldiers has been difficult, hampered by attacks on convoys and negotiated routes through neighboring countries.

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