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<br /> AFGHANISTAN SPECIAL FEATURE > 20<br /> TM<br /> THE CORPS' OFFICIAL MAGAZINE | WWW.MARINES.MIL | JUL.AUG.SEPT 2010<br /> IN<br /> RETROSPECT<br /> GEN. JAMES T. CONWAY<br /> REFLECTS ON<br /> FOUR YEARS, TWO WARS<br /> SEMPER FIDELIS<br /> CH@TTER!<br /> Look for Marines in your social<br /> media community or e-mail us!<br /> facebook.com/marines<br /> twitter.com/usmc<br /> flickr.com/marine_corps<br /> youtube.com/marines<br /> mcnews@afn.dma.mil<br /> THE CORPS' OFFICIAL MAGAZINE<br /> JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER 2010<br /> VOL.38 | NO.5<br /> WWW.MARINES.MIL/MARINES<br /> COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS<br /> Gen. James T. Conway<br /> SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE MARINE CORPS<br /> Sgt. Maj. Carlton W. Kent<br /> MARINE CORPS NEWS<br /> EDITOR–IN–CHIEF<br /> Lt. Col. Greg Reeder<br /> MANAGING EDITOR<br /> Gunnery Sgt. Ronna M. Weyland<br /> EDITORS<br /> Sgt. Michael S. Cifuentes<br /> Sgt. Priscilla Sneden<br /> COMBAT CORRESPONDENTS<br /> Sgt.<a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=1"> AFGHANISTAN SPECIAL FEATURE > 20 TM THE </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=2"> CH@TTER! Look for Marines in your social media co</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=3"> GOUGE JUL.AUG.SEPT 2010 VOL.38 | NO.5 | WWW.MA</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=4"> GOUGE VOL.38 | NO.5 | WWW.MARINES.MIL JUL.AUG.</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=5"> SOUND OFF From the Editor FORWARD MARCH Mari</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=6"> 04 WWW.MARINES.MIL</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=7"> SELF-SERVE GAS A Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stalli</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=8"> SALVATION Pakistani women lead their children to </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=9"> JOUCLT..ANUOGV.SDEPCT 20190 07</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=10"> SCUTTLEBUTT </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=11"> GEAR A SPORK FIT FOR COMBAT NEW ARM ENHANCES M</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=12"> GET SOME CPL. BRYAN LETT COMBAT READY IN A</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=13"> FACEBOOK RESPONSES Developed by a Navy Seal, t</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=14"> PORTRAIT & PROFILE ET KIBBEN of the mandant's i</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=15"> years. Seriously, I have not only loved this mini</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=16"> 14 WWW.MARINES.MIL</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=17"> BY SGT. JIMMY D. SHEA IN RETROSPECT GENERA</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=18"> IN RETROSPECT A </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=19"> KABUL, Afghanistan – Gen. James T. Conway spent t</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=20"> PETTY OFFICER 1ST CLASS CHAD MCNEELEY </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=21"> IN RETROSPECT LANCE CPL. ALVIN D. PARSON TOP: CA</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=22"> SGT. MARK FAYLOGA AFGHANISTAN SECURING FREEDOM </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=23"> Curious Afghan boys approach a Marine holding sec</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=24"> 22 WWW.MARINES.MIL</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=25"> STORY AND PHOTOS BY SGT. MARK FAYLOGA // REGIMENT</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=26"> Before the Marines could destroy the two IEDs fou</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=27"> Sgt. James R. Humerick, a squad leader, and Sgt. </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=28"> Explosive ordnance disposal Marines destroy an im</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=29"> “WE DIDN'T REALLY FIND THE IEDS, THEY KIND OF F</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=30"> “FINDING THOSE IEDS, YOU'RE</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=31"> Lance Cpl. Cody J. Stickels, a radio operator, pa</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=32"> AFGHANS HELPING AFGHANS MARINES, CORPSMEN PROVIDE</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=33"> A young Afghan girl's burns re</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=34"> Cpl. Mary Warren, a water support tech</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=35"> CORPSMEN AND MARINES PARTNERED WITH AFGHAN PHYSIC</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=36"> THROUGHOUT THE DAY, BARI MET WITH</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=37"> Petty Officer 2nd Class Adrian U. Weldon sweeps t</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=38"> A Chance to Earn DAY LABORER PROGRAM AFFORDS </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=39"> SIX MONTHS AGO, THE YOUNG MAN FROM KHALAJ, AFGHAN</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=40"> PREVIOUS PAGE // Gunnery Sgt. Nieves A. Avila, co</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=41"> APR.MAY.JUN 2010 39</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=42"> 40 WWW.MARINES.MIL</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=43"> “For some, the work they do here is just extra </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=44"> CORPS LORE BY PFC. CHRISTOFER P. BAINES WWW.MI</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=45"> KNOWLEDGE TEST EXCERPTS FROM SERGEANTS DISTA</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=46"> ON LIBERTY ALL ABOUT THE </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=47"> “THE MAIN THING MARINES FOUL UP WHEN SHOOTING </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=48"> CORPS SHOTS IMPACT OF POVERTY SERVICE MEMBERS </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=49"> TENGA, Mozambique – A Mozambican woman holds her </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=50"> CS CONTINUED </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=51"> TWO TO THE CHEST, ONE TO THE HEAD Marines from 1</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=52"> CS CONTINUED </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=53"> LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – Adam Lyman is pushed out of t</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=54"> FROM THE TRENCHES </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=55"> Cpl. James A. Hunt, a Marine serving with 4th Pla</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=56"> FTT CONTINUED </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=57"> ARTWORK: SGT. KRIS BATTLES JUL.AUG.SEPT 2010 </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=58"> FTT CONTINUED </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=59"> TOP RIGHT // Combat Engineers use high explosives</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=60"> UNIT PROFILE UNIT PROFILE </a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=61"> GUNNERY SGT. WILLIAM GREESON The 11th MEU had re</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=62"> 60 WWW.MARINES.MIL</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=63"> YOUTUBE Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-G</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=64"> 62 WWW.MARINES.MIL</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=65"> SIGHT SURVEY Marines aboard a CH-46E Sea Knight h</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=66"> BOONDOGGLE MARINE MEMORABILIA ON THE SILVER SCRE</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=67"> TAILEND CHARLIE Lt. Gen. Richard F. Natonski salu</a> <a title="Vol38 No5_Q3 2010 Afghanistan Special Feature page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0d7b40e3?page=68"> </a>