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Over and Out: Marines Withdraw From Southern Afghanistan
U.S. and British forces withdrew from the Camp Bastion-Leatherneck complex, a key base in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.
U.S. Marines prepare to board a plane at the end of operations for U.S. Marines and British combat troops in Helmand October 26, 2014. British troops ended their combat operations in Afghanistan on Sunday as they and U.S. Marines handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan military, 13 years after a U.S.-led invasion launched the long and costly war against the Taliban. Picture taken October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)OMAR SOBHANI / Reuters