Forward Operating Base Delaram

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FOB Delaram
FOB Kerella
Delaram, Afghanistan
Forward Operating Base Delaram sign 01.jpg
Sign at the chow hall
Type Forward Operating Base
Site information
Controlled by United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Afghan National Army (ANA)
Soviet era tower at FOB Delaram

Forward Operating Base Delaram in Afghanistan is a military expeditionary base built by the United States Marine Corps. It is located on the Ring Road in Delaram.


The FOB was originally a Soviet military compound. The Marines named it FOB Kerella, after the first Marine stationed at this FOB to die in OEF, Cpl Jason Karella of 2nd Battalion 7th Marines. It was renamed FOB Delaram, after the nearby city, sometime after 2008.

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  1. ^ "48th Brigade Escorts ANA", Digital Video & Imagery System website, 25 February 2010. Retrieved on 21 March

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