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Photo Friday: “Machine Gun Security”

A Marine with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, provides security during a clearing operation in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 21, 2013. The company established temporary patrol bases and conducted dismounted patrols during a three day operation to build … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Marine’s Best Friend”

Lance Cpl. Joseph Nunez from Burbank, Calif., interacts with Viky, a U.S. Marine Corps improvised explosive device detection dog, after searching a compound while conducting counter-insurgency operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 17, 2013. The Marines of Fox Company, 2nd … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “The Final Patrol”

U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Straub, a team leader with 1st Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and fellow 1st Platoon Marines kneel while halted during a security patrol, on April 30, 2012. On the final patrol of … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Light ‘Em Up!”

A Marine Special Operations Team member fires a M240B machine gun during night fire sustainment training in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 28, 2013. Marine Special Operations Team members are deployed in Helmand province to train and mentor Afghan National Security … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Taking a knee”

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 … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Ripped and Ready”

The tattoo of a U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan Christie, of Washington, Ind., with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines, is seen through a hole on the back of his uniform shirt, as he stands guard at a compound in … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Ready to Roll Out”

A Marine with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7), inspects his vehicle on Forward Operating Base Now Zad, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2012. The Marines of 2/7 are currently deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring … Continue reading

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