Christmas Eve and Christmas at NewsReal


NewsReal will be featuring fewer than usual posts on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We wish everyone a very merry Christmas. We’ll be back at it in full force on Monday and with more new content on Saturday.

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A Story From War – Sangin, Afghanistan – by Michael Yon


A Story From War Sangin, Afghanistan (Photo Michael Yon) 08 October 2009 “In April this year it became 2 Rifles’ dubious fortune to be sent to Sangin on a six-month tour.

Two Firefights: One Video, Sangin, Afghanistan – by Michael Yon


Two Firefights: One Video
by Michael YOn
July 2009, Sangin, Afghanistan.
05 October 2009
In July, British soldiers and I boarded a CH-47 helicopter at Camp Bastion for the flight to FOB Jackson at Sangin where fighting is brutal.  The helicopter was so stuffed with men, gear and supplies that the cargo was not even strapped down.  We steadied [...]