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3rd Bn., 7th Marines hone counterinsurgency tactics

Marines serving with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, wrap a tourniquet around a role-player's leg and while examining him for injuries during the battalion's Integrated Training Exercise here, Aug. 9, 2013. The Marines rushed to the scene after an improvised explosive device detonated to save the lives of two role-players. The ITX is a training exercise held at the Combat Center to prepare Marines for a combat deployment.



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This work, 3rd Bn., 7th Marines hone counterinsurgency tactics [Image 6 of 14], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.09.2013

Date Posted:09.04.2013 19:39

Photo ID:1009927

VIRIN:130809-M-HQ478-159

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:10.3 MB

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

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