"Battleground Afghanistan" (TV show) is a reality series on National Geographic Channel that looks inside the latest chapter of the Afghan conflict as seen by American Marines on the frontlines of the war. As tens of thousands of troops withdraw from Afghanistan, Capt. Ben Middendorf and his men of Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines — based at Camp Pendleton in San Diego — are staying behind to continue the fight. These Marines are taking the fight directly to the Taliban with a mission to locate, disrupt and destroy the enemy.

"Battleground Afghanistan" is produced by South African producer Markus Vernon Davies for National Geographic Channel. Executive producers are Ned Nalle, Michael Knobloch, and Jeff Ulin. For National Geographic Channel, executive producer is Michael Welsh; vice president, production and development is Kevin Mohs; and president is Howard T. Owens.


Network: National Geographic Channel
Genre: Reality
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: July 1, 2013
Seasons: 1

Nat Geo Launches 2 Combat Series — Premiering Monday, July 1, "Battleground Afghanistan" and "Eyewitness War" tell powerful soldiers' war stories that are real, honest and frightful. Read more...

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