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Photo Friday: “Owning the Night”

A Marine from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides cover fire during a platoon assault exercise at Arta Range, Djibouti, Feb. 10, 2014. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis … Continue reading

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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: “Reloading!”

Marines with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, reload their 240B machine gun at a support by fire-position during a company-sized attack on Range 401 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., July 26. The battalion is currently … Continue reading

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Devil Dog Graphix Motivational Quote Graphics: Series 1

These are the first in a series of motivating quotes, taken from different aspects and individuals throughout history. I carefully chose each image to accompany its respected quote in order to create a more powerful graphic. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Talking Guns”

Pfc. Sebastian Rodriguez, machine gunner, Weapons Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, fires an M240 machine gun during a night squad-attack exercise, here, May 22. MRF-D Marines used machine gunners, snipers and rifleman … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “We see you!”

KAJAKI, Afghanistan -€“ Three Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, stack up behind each other to view a suspicious compound during a patrol, May 27, 2012. The Marines cleared Zamindawar, disrupting the insurgents leadership and logistics chain. photo courtesy … Continue reading

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Silver Star recipient recalls Marjah attack

story by: Dan Lamothe photo courtesy of: USMC Pinned down in a canal under fire and without working radios, Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Cole made a decision: He would face the Taliban with an M240B machine gun. His patrol, consisting of … Continue reading

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