Marine Unit Suffers Bloody Week in Afghanistan

Officials say they are seeing progress in Afghanistan, but it has come at a cost for one Marine unit. Ten families who saw their sons and husbands off from Camp Pendleton less than a month ago already have gotten word they will not return. In the last week, the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines has lost 10 Marines in Helmand province's Sangin district. The oldest was 26, and the youngest, 19 years old. Sangin in Helmand province is one of the most perilous places in Afghanistan. It's where a...Full Story
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