U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Patrick Murphy with Echo company, 2nd Battalion 9th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 7 (RCT) 7, observes the battle space during a training exercise on Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 3, 2013. Patrick alongside the Marines and Sailors of Echo company conducted the training in preparation for an upcoming combat operation in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
photo courtesy of: Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe, USMC