Marines and Sailors deploy to Afghanistan - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Marines and Sailors deploy to Afghanistan

HONOLULU (HAWAIINEWSNOW) - About 300 Marines and sailors from the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment will leave Hawaii on Wednesday morning for a seven-month deployment in Afghanistan.

They will work with Afghan National Security Forces on counterinsurgency operations. The battalion will deploy an estimated 1,000 Marines and sailors to Afghanistan this month.

Powered by Frankly