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Marines mentor, allow ANA to take lead during mock raid

Marines serving with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, prepare to breach an enemy compound while conducting a mock raid during the Integrated Training Exercise here, Aug. 12, 2013. The Marines assume a supporting role while deployed to Afghanistan by letting the ANA and the Afghan National Police lead in combat operations. The ITX is a training exercise held to prepare Marines prior to their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.



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This work, Marines mentor, allow ANA to take lead during mock raid [Image 1 of 12], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.12.2013

Date Posted:08.28.2013 13:24

Photo ID:1004659

VIRIN:130812-M-HQ487-116

Resolution:3840x5760

Size:6.73 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, USGlobe

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