Camp Bastion News
US Marines Ended Afghanistan Operations, 29-Oct-14 : Marine Expeditionary Brigade Afghanistan Final elements depart Helmand province Oct.27 ending more than five years of operations. Afghan Army 215th Corps will now provide security to the region
Last Marines in Afghanistan preparing to redeploy, 04-Jul-14 : CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan by 1st Lt. Garth Langley — Thomas Paine once said, "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." As the nation honors Independence Day during patriotic celebrations across the nation, deployed U.S. service members with Regional Command (Southwest) paused briefly to honor America, July 4, 2014.
Royal Navy Sea Kings 5 years in Afghan skies, 04-Jun-14 : UK Forces have been deployed in Afghanistan since 2002 under Operation Herrick pushing back the Taliban and preventing them from using the country as a base for terrorism
UK Apaches reaches 50,000 hs in Afghanistan, 14-Apr-14 : The British Army s Apache attack helicopters, operated by the Army Air Corps, flew their 50,000th hour on operation in Afghanistan recently.
HH-60G Rescue Sqd deactivates at Camp Bastion, 06-Jan-14 : CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan by 1st Lt Trevor Martin, 26th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron - The HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter aircrew of the 26th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron and pararescuemen of the 651st Expeditionary Rescue Flight, deployed here, sat alert for the last time Dec. 31, 2013.
11-Apr-11 - Osprey Makes Historic Intercontinental Flight
13-Nov-09 - UH-1Y from HMLA-367 first combat deployment