Skip to comments.US Marines kill more than 70 Taliban leaders in Afghanistan
Posted on 05/30/2018 2:21:33 PM PDT by huldah1776
U.S. Marines in Afghanistan killed dozens of Taliban leaders last week using rocket artillery after tracking them to a meeting in volatile Helmand Province, according to the top American general in Afghanistan Wednesday.
U.S. Forces Afghanistan said more than 50 Taliban commanders, including the deputy Taliban shadow governor of Helmand was killed. Taliban leaders from six other provinces across Afghanistan were killed as well in the strike in the Musa Qala district of Helmand, according to the statement.
Twenty other Taliban leaders were killed in air strikes earlier this month by drones and Air Force A-10 Warthog jets based in neighboring Kandahar, which arrived earlier this year along with thousands of additional American troops.
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Finally. Some great news.
I love the good news.
Nice shooting fellas! Keep stackin’ ‘em up!
Turn The Marines lose and they will put a world of hurt on the bad guys! Why wasnt this done several years ago??? So many years in that throw back country! SemperFi Fi!!!
I always enjoy good news.
Let ‘em do what they do, and they get the job done. God’s left hand!
Blow ‘em ALL to hell.
“Why wasnt this done several years ago”
It’s was called leading from behind. You let someone else do the dirty work and if successful take credit for it and if not, blame the other party.
Those Warthogs sure are pretty.
The Muslim Brotherhood just went apeshit
Man it was great seeing all those A-10s!
They really deserved it after killing Rip Taggart. lol
And the Army takes on a supporting role in a cast of thousands.
Trump always makes sure he gets his money’s worth.
This warms my deplorable heart.
Didn’t trump save the A-10?
[Trump always makes sure he gets his moneys worth. ]
I suspect that the restrictive Rules of Engagement (ROE) imposed by the Obama Administration has a lot to do with it.
My thought on that is that SecDef Mattis is a Marine. Marines are ground-pounders at core, and a ground-pounder SecDef isn’t going to let a tactical air support asset as good as the A-10 go away without some *really* good reasons.
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