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Photo Friday: “Providing security during patrol”

A U.S. Marine with Bravo Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division (Forward), provides security during a patrol of the local area in Southern Trek Nawa, Afghanistan, Aug. 09, 2010. The Marines and sailors of Company B are currently conducting … Continue reading

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Living legends: 1st Marine Division Marines get Navy Cross

story by: Gina Cavallaro – Marine Corps Times photos courtesy of: Cpl. Sarah B. Novotny & Cpl. Sarah Dietz In more than 10 years of war, the Navy Cross has been awarded to 31 Marines and seven sailors. Ten Navy … Continue reading

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Raids, helo ops hit Afghan drug smugglers

story by: Dan Lamothe photo courtesy of: Sgt. Andrea M. Olguin, USMC Marines are running heliborne operations and other raids this spring to stem the flow of stored poppy out of the country ahead of the next harvest, said the … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “I shall call him….Mini-Gunny”

A U.S. Marine of the 1st Division carries a mascot for good luck in his backpack as his unit pushed further into the western part of Fallujah, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004. photo courtesy of: Anja Niedringhaus, AP

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