Coordinates: 31°07′58″N 64°11′22″E / 31.13278°N 64.18944°E
FOB Delhi in Afghanistan is a military expeditionary base built by the United States Marine Corps. It is along the Helmand River Valley in Garmsir at an abandoned Agricultural College building. It was originally established by [1 ] 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in 2008 and was transferred to the British Army regiment The Light Dragoons of Task Force Helmand on September 8, 2008. [2 ] Prince Harry served there in late 2007. In June 2009, it was transferred to the US Marines of Task Force Leatherneck.
Forward Operating Base Delhi Massacre [ edit ]
On August 10, 2012 an Afghan teenager entered an on-base gym and fired an AK-47 killing 3 US Marines and injuring another. The incident is being invested by
NCIS and the US Attorney's Office in New York.
See also [ edit ]
^ The Independent. "As the war against the Taliban continues to rage, what is life in Afghanistan really like?", The Independent website, July 27, 2007. Retrieved on May 24, 2010.
^ Guerra, Alex C. "24th MEU returns a safer, more stable Garmsir to British Army", Marine.mil website, September 11, 2008. Retrieved on May 24, 2010.