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10 January 2012 Military News

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  • Security Force Kills 7 Insurgents, Captures More than 30 AFPS 10 Jan 2012 -- An Afghan-led and coalition-supported security force killed seven insurgents and captured more than 30 others during a search for a Taliban leader in the Charhar district of Afghanistan's Balkh province today, military officials reported.
  • YORKS soldiers on patrol in Helmand UK MOD 10 Jan 2012 -- Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (1 YORKS) have been undertaking regular patrols in the Nahr-e Saraj area of Helmand province to improve security for the local population.
  • Training Kicks Off for NATO Mentors in Afghanistan AFPS 10 Jan 2012 -- Almost 300 troops from eight countries, all bound for Afghanistan to mentor Afghan national security forces, kicked off a rigorous pre-deployment training rotation yesterday in Hohenfels, Germany.
  • CTF 55 Ship Renders Aid to Iranian Mariners NNS 10 Jan 2012 -- A U.S. Coast Guard ship, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 55, rendered aid to six Iranian mariners from a distressed vessel in the North Arabian Gulf, Jan. 10.
  • U.S. Forces Rescue Second Iranian Vessel AFPS 10 Jan 2012 -- For the second time in a week, a U.S. vessel has rescued Iranian mariners from a distressed vessel in regional waters.
  • U.S. Reports Rescuing More Iranian Sailors RFE/RL 10 Jan 2012 -- The United States has announced its second naval operation in less than a week to rescue Iranian sailors from a distressed vessel in international waters.
  • US Coast Guard Rescues Iranian Mariners VOA 10 Jan 2012 -- For the second time in a week, the U.S. military says its forces in the Persian Gulf region have come to the rescue of Iranian sailors aboard a distressed vessel.

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