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"Marines Engaged in Direct Gunfights with ISIS in Syria" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2018 3:43 p.m. PST

"U.S. Marines, attached to special operations forces in Syria, often found themselves in direct-fire gunfights with Islamic State fighters earlier this year, according to the commander of the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response for Central Command.

The unit, designed with capability to launch combat forces within six hours anywhere in the CENTCOM theater, sent two rifle companies to support Special Operations Command units operating in Northern Syria between January and April, Marine Col. Christopher Gideons, commander of the task force, said Friday at the Potomac Institute…"
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Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2018 4:16 p.m. PST

No big surprise there.

Dan

USAFpilot Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2018 7:59 p.m. PST

Yes, as Group Captain Mandrake would say, that's what the bullets are for.

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