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Brig. Gen. Larry Nicholson, commander of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, addresses local Nawa men and key officials of the Nawa District during a shura July 23. The purpose of the shura is for Helmand Provincial governor Gulav Mangal to address the reestablishing of the Afghan National Government in the Nawa District. (Photo by Lance Cpl. James Purschwitz courtesy of marines.mil.)