Thursday, October 16, 2008

Enemy Engagements Decreasing in Afghanistan for 2/7 Marines, Officer Says

The 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment is experiencing a decrease in the number of engagements with al-Qaeda insurgents, the battalion’s commander U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Richard D. Hall said this morning. “We’ve killed or captured a lot of their leaders, and that’s taken a toll on them,” Hall said. Hall also attributed the decrease to the passing of the Muslim religious observance of Ramadan and the start of the winter season.

Joining us on the DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable this morning were Christopher Radin of the Long War Journal and Troy Steward of

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