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Marine infantry squad leader earns Silver Star

Second Marine Division Sgt. Maj. Bryan Zickefoose congratulates Sgt. Ryan Steinkamp on Aug. 28. The rifleman with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, led his squad through a hostile village in Afghanistan in 2012 and cleared more than 50 compounds. story by:┬áHope … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Fire Team Ready”

Lance Cpl. Mark Fitzmyer, rifleman, Company E, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, provides cover fire for the rest of his platoon during an attack on the Combat Center’s Range 410A July 6, 2012, during Large Scale Exercise-1/Javelin Thrust 2012. photo … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Every Marine a Rifleman”

U.S. Marines, from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, return fire on Taliban positions near the town of Garmser in Helmand Province of Afghanistan Friday May 2, 2008. photo courtesy of: David Guttenfelder, AP

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