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One of 12 siblings 'earns the title' to set the example

Lance Cpl. Gregg J. Schaefer, a landing support specialist with Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, looks at a picture of himself with his 11 brothers and sisters here, Aug. 21. With his siblings serving as the motivation to change his ways, Schaefer transformed himself from troublemaker to role model by becoming a Marine. The 31st MEU is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region and the only continuously forward deployed MEU. (Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Codey Underwood)



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This work, One of 12 siblings 'earns the title' to set the example [Image 2 of 2], by Cpl Codey Underwood, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.23.2013

Date Posted:08.25.2013 14:18

Photo ID:1002601

VIRIN:130823-M-FF989-149

Resolution:1856x2784

Size:2.29 MB

Location:USS BONHOMME RICHARD, AT SEA

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