|Garmsir (Hot Place)|
|• Type||Governor & Community Council|
|• District Governor||Haji Abdulla Jan|
|Elevation||2,343 ft (714 m)|
The village of Garmsir is the center of Garmsir District in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It is situated on the East bank of Helmand River on at 714 m altitude and 63 km South-West of Lashkar Gah. The major road at Garmsir is Route 605. The hospital is called Hazar Juft Comprehensive Health Clinic.
Prince Harry spent time in the village during his 2008 period in the country.
In July 2009, Marines taking part in Operation Khanjar met little or no resistance initially. By July 5, elements of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines were engaged in heavy fighting with Taliban forces.
- Camp Dwyer
- FOB Delhi
- JTAC Cornet Harry Wales
- Mullah Abdul Karim (Guantanamo detainee 520)
- Operation Azada Wosa
- Operation Be Free
- Helmand Province campaign
- Farmer, Ben (2009-07-05). "US Marines face a 'hell of a fight' in Helmand". London: UK Telegraph. Retrieved 2009-07-05.