Topic: Havoc Company
After days of upheaval, the troops of Operation Hammer Down finally got their bearings before the mission ended. But afterward they wondered, did they accomplish anything?
09/10/2011 06:02 pm
As night fell on Day 2 of Operation Hammer Down, a new plan to help the stricken 1st Platoon took shape. But when 3rd Platoon got the call, the Taliban were close on its tail.
09/09/2011 09:49 am
By the end of Day 1 of Operation Hammer Down, 1st Platoon needed help. But when reinforcements arrived, they found they had more than enough of their own troubles.
09/08/2011 10:09 am
Global News Blog Good Reads: Global sympathy post-9/11, low Afghan Army recruiting, and the battle for Afghanistan
You're busy. We get that. But don't miss these takes on the world's waning sympathy for the US after 9/11, why Afghans are reluctant to join the Army, and the fight in Afghanistan.
09/07/2011 09:18 am
Operation Hammer Down was supposed to clear out insurgent camps in Afghanistan's fabled Pech Valley. Instead, for three Army units, it became a five-day struggle for survival.
09/06/2011 09:59 am