Female Marine in Iraq on YouTube

From the Salem News:

“Pfc Danielle Young of New Hampshire was a Marine serving at the al Asad Marine Air Base in Iraq’s Anbar Province in the Summer of 2008. She talks about her role as a .50 caliber machine gunner in this inhospitable country of war.”

2.6.2012 – Insight into newest asset to Marine Corps’ counterinsurgency playbook. “Inside the FET” tells the story of the Female Engagement Team, the Corps’ solution to engaging the entire population of Helmand, adding depth the the counterinsurgency fight across Southwest Afghanistan. In this long-form profile you will see why the FET was created, learn about the team’s, mission and capabilities, and see what infantry commanders on the ground have to say about the tangible results that have seen from having FET Marines alongside their infantrymen. Video by Maj. Bradley Gordon