Photography, Audio and Production by AP West Africa Bureau Chief, Todd Pitman.
Pitman embedded with the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines in northern Marjah in late September, 2010. The material for this slideshow was gathered from interviews and patrols with the troops of Echo company. Video screen grabs courtesy of APTN/Adil Bradlow.
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