More sandstorm photos from Marines in Afghanistan

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Yesterday, I wrote in this space about the “120 Days of Wind,” that lovely time of year in southern Afghanistan when sandstorms come more frequently than showers for many Marines.

Without belaboring the point, it’s worth noting that Marines with 1st Tank Battalion, out of Twentynine Palms, Calif., recently posted some pretty epic photos of recent sandstorms on their Facebook page. It appears they were taken by someone with Delta Company, which is based in the upper Gereshk Valley, primarily at Combat Outpost Ouellette.

Check these out:

I feel the crunching in my teeth already.

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I’m a senior writer with Marine Corps Times, covering ground warfare, manpower, weapons acquisition and other beats. I embedded in Afghanistan in spring 2010, and plan to return at least once in 2011.

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  1. “Delta Company, which is based in the upper Gereshk Valley, primarily at Combat Outpost Ouellette”

    – Nice…

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