PB Jaker

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PB Jaker
Nawa-I-Barakzayi District, Helmand Province Afghanistan
3rd Battalion 3rd Marines LtCol Holt with William Lynn.jpg
Lt. Col. Jeffrey Holt with Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn on the roof of Patrol Base Jaker in 2010.
Type Forward Operating Base
Site information
Controlled by United States Marine Corps
Site history
Built 2008
In use 2008 — 2014

Patrol Base Jaker in Afghanistan was a military expeditionary base used by the United States Marine Corps and British Army. It was in along the Helmand River Valley in Nawa-I-Barakzayi. It was originally built by the British Army of Task Force Helmand in 2008. In June 2009, it was transferred to the Marines of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade. It was also the setting for the documentary film Patrol Base Jaker.


  • C Company, 1 RIFLES
  • 1st Battalion 5th Marines

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