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Photo Friday: “Clearing the Stairs”

Marines with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, practice proper techniques to clear a stairway during an Urban Operations exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014. Each building is designed differently to offer an unpredictable … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Slow, Steady Squeeze”

Sgt. Michael Dowell, a reconnaissance Marine serving with Alpha Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion,¬†sights in his .50 caliber sniper rifle during a raid exercise at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 10, 2013. Dowell, 29,¬†from Elko, Nev., serves as the sniper for his … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Captured the Flag”

First Lt. Billy Wilson (center) and other members of 1-327 Alpha Company taken Iraqi flag from the holy city of An Najaf as troops conducted patrols within the city as a show of force. photo courtesy of: John Partipilo

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Photo Friday “Through The Smoke”

U.S. Army Sgt. Zach Cooper fires on an enemy contact as his Soldiers from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment extract teammates to safety for simulated medical care during exercise Talisman Sabre 2007 in Shoalwater Bay, Australia, June 28, … Continue reading

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