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  • station, the men's line stretched from the building, through the courtyard and out into the street. In Helmand province, women pushed, shoved and argued as they pressed forward in a long line."I went to sleep with my mind made up...

...arrived in Afghanistan in March, delivered the child Tuesday at Camp Bastion, the vast desert camp in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province where Prince Harry is deployed and a Taliban attack last week killed two U.S. Marines."Mother and baby are both...

...set a model for the rest of Afghanistan, angry residents of Helmand province say they are too afraid to go out after dark because...governance to Marjah and the rest of the southern province of Helmand - and demonstrate to the residents the advantages of shunning...
Many objectives achieved, challenges remain

...policy and funding. Along with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), we journeyed to Kabul and the Helmand and Kandahar provinces. We focused on the transition of security responsibility to the Afghans, protecting troops from improvised...
Wounded warrior returns home to Juneau

...wounds and pumping him with antibiotics. When they landed at the British outpost Camp Bastion, northwest of the capital of the Helmand Province, doctors performed the initial amputations. He was badly in need of blood, which wasn't in high supply, so they...
Wounded Juneau Marine learning to walk again

...and raised in Juneau, was wounded on Jan. 16, 2012, when he was investigating an explosive threat on a Marine base in the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. An improvised explosive device exploded under him. He sustained eye injuries, but Ryan...
Empowering women from Alaska to Afghanistan

...developing countries and war torn regions. Early this year, I joined a Congressional delegation tour of Afghanistan. In Helmand province in the south, I was the only women to be found in public. In fact, I was likely the first female face that many...


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