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Recon Marines conduct swift, silent rescue during training

A Marine serving with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion helps a simulated hostage to safety after clearing the house he was held in of enemy combatants during a mission rehearsal exercise here, Aug. 20, 2013. Marines responded to simulated small-arms fire and artillery rounds with suppressing fire and patrols through the area. An evaluator followed each squad of Marines and assessed their various skills including tactics, coordination and execution during the mission.



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This work, Recon Marines conduct swift, silent rescue during training [Image 2 of 11], by Sgt Timothy Lenzo, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.20.2013

Date Posted:08.28.2013 22:41

Photo ID:1005066

VIRIN:130820-M-PC317-506

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:8.2 MB

Location:KANEOHE BAY, USGlobe

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