Camp Bastion and Camp Leatherneck
alone once had some 40,000 military personnel and civilian contractors as the regional headquarters for the US-led international military coalition.
Leveraging multiple strategic modes of transportation, and working with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Center (SDDC), Army Materiel Command (AMC), and US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) agents aboard Camp Leatherneck
, Afghanistan, and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, LOGCOM (FWD) achieved the movement of over 9,700 PEI via USTRANSCOM military and commercial contracted air.
is the sprawling base in Afghanistan's Helmand province from which the Marines surged against the Taliban in 2009.
Upon arrival in theater in April 2012, the 18th CSSB D/ROPS teams moved to Camps Leatherneck
and Dwyer, Afghanistan, to support the Marine Corps retrograde and redeployment in support of the reset and reconstitution operations group (R4OG) in Regional Command Southwest.
The 6,000-square-meter complex is located at Camp Leatherneck
, a major U.
military officials told Sopko they expect that the building will be either demolished or turned over to the Afghan government as American military presence in Afghanistan declines and Camp Leatherneck
is reduced in size.
RELYANT will be tasked with providing all personnel, skill sets, management, equipment and enablers necessary to perform the complete distribution, operations and maintenance of the bulk fuel installation (including retail operations), and the FARP, as well as providing all ground and aviation refueling and defueling services on Camp Leatherneck
and Camp Bastion.
Chow halls, C-rations, or Meals-Ready-to-Eat (MREs) were in my future once I eventually settled at Leatherneck
, so I searched for something different while I still had the chance.
com)-- On May 29th RELYANT, LLC was awarded a $1,000,000 contract to provide Operations and Maintenance at the Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) at Camp Leatherneck
and Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.
Starting off with a very attractive book jacket, the reader is given a quick introduction on the lineage of leatherneck
aircraft and aviation history.
US Marines from 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines control vehicle check points a few miles east of Camp Leatherneck
, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, to disrupt insurgent activity and monitor movement in the area
According to Fox News, five aircraft were destroyed and three more damaged during an attack on Camp Bastion/Camp Leatherneck
that also killed 16 Taliban, an International Security Assistance Force's Joint Command spokesman said.
A spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force coalition (Isaf) in Afghanistan said the attack occurred near an airfield on the north-east side of the base, which houses American forces in Camp Leatherneck
Eric Mills, currently serving as Officer-in-Charge, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Disposition Services (DS) site at Camp Leatherneck
, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Vicky is currently stationed with the United States Marine Corps at Camp Leatherneck
, at Helmand, in what is her second tour in Afghanistan.