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Afghanistan War / Helmand Province #951351

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) A wave of Taliban rocket attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, noted. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Nawa, Afghanistan: Jim Maceda) The mission of US Marines in Helmand province featured; scenes shown from Nawa, which is being rebuilt after the Taliban left; details given of the concern about the Taliban returning. [Marine Col. Bill McCULLOUGH‡- says he did not expect things to pick up as quickly.] [1/5 Marines L/Cpl. Brandon GAMBLE†- states it’s a matter of time.] [1/5 Marines Sgt. Marcelino BARAJAS†- comments on discovering IEDs.] [MARINE – says the “hold” will be a lot of work.]

Williams, Brian;
Maceda, Jim

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