Event: Field Report with Major General Mills- The Fight to Secure Helmand Province

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Event Date: 
May 2, 2011
United States Navy Memorial

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The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) and the Marine Corps Association (MCA)

Field Report:
The Fight to Secure Helmand Province


Major General Richard Mills

Regional Command (Southwest), Afghanistan
Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward)

Dr. Kimberly Kagan
President and Founder, ISW

ISW and MCA cordially invite you to a conversation with Major General Richard Mills, the Commanding General of I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) and ISW’s President, Dr. Kimberly Kagan. In command of RC(SW) in Afghanistan, MajGen Mills has led Marines and coalition forces as they continue to enhance overall security in Helmand Province and improve the capability of Afghan security forces. MajGen Mills has worked closely with Helmand Governor Gulab Mangal and other Afghan officials to promote greater security and development throughout the province. During their discussion, MajGen Mills and Dr. Kagan will discuss counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan, and the recent successes and future challenges in the coalition’s fight to secure southern Afghanistan.

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Monday, May 2nd, 2011

A Field Report from Major General Mills

TIME: 3:30 pm -5:00 pm

LOCATION: United States Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington D.C., 20004