'Darkhorse' Battalion And The Afghan War
Tue November 22, 2011
The 'Darkhorse' Battalion And Wartime Sacrifice
The Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment, known as the "Darkhorse" Battalion, have suffered the worst casualty rate of any Marine unit in the Afghan war. During a seven-month tour, they lost 25 men; nearly 200 were wounded. Still, the Marines in the unit agree it was worth it.