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Helmund,

river, Afghanistan: see HelmandHelmand
or Helmund
, river, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long, rising in the Hindu Kush Mts., NE Afghanistan and flowing generally SW to the Sistan basin, SW Afghanistan, where it helps form the Hamun-i-Helmand (Sistan Lake), a marshy lake that extends into Iran; longest river
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Lorna has a more conventional approach but wants to add fairy lights while Neil has been influenced by the colours of Afghanistan: The lush Green Zone, the blues of the Helmand river and a nice bit of camouflage material, too.
Neil has been inuenced by the colours of Afghanistan: the lush Green Zone, the blues of the Helmand river, and intends to incorporate camouage material, too.
Buster tirelessly joined his comrades on foot patrols through poppy fields, hunting Taliban insurgents and tracking down booby trap bombs, stopping only to cool off in the Helmand River, or taking scraps from weary soldiers at base who couldn't fail to warm to him.
Buster tirelessly joined his comrades on foot patrols through poppy fields, hunting Taliban insurgents, tracking down booby trap bombs, stopping only to cool off in the Helmand River, or taking scraps from weary soldiers at base who couldn't fail to warm to him.
It is located in Sistan va Baluchestan Province on the banks of the Helmand River, near the Zahedan-Zabol road.
Hashimi said construction of a power dam on Helmand River would help provide enough electricity for residents of Ashtarali district, adding some parts in Daikundi had good places dams' construction.
The Kajaki dam on the Helmand River represents for both the Afghans and their US suporters what they had hoped the infusion of U.
Toward the end of April, engineers from the 2d Platoon were assigned to man the improved ribbon bridge already in place across the Helmand River.
In chapters entitled "Deadwood" and "My Heart is Broken," he singles out for criticism the administration of agricultural support programs and the efforts to expand the power output of the Kajaki Dam in the dangerous Helmand River Valley.
During his most recent tour, the Marine led a team of about 20 men, dubbed "Task Force Nomad," in the construction of a helicopter-landing zone for a special operations outpost in the Helmand River Valley.
Together we have secured the Helmand River Valley, Kandahar and most of the surrounding districts, and now our Afghan partners are taking the fight to the enemy".
Due to logistical constraints, Afghan forces regard this segment of the Helmand River, which extends to Dishu Ferry, as their southernmost area of influence in the province.