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Marines focus on amphibious roots, Asia-Pacific region

Lance Cpl. Lewis H. Sparks provides security during a basic amphibious assault exercise on the shore of Camp Schwab Sept. 18. Sparks is an anti-tank missleman with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, under the unit deployment program. The assault amphibious vehicles are assignted to AAV Co., Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III MEF.



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This work, Marines focus on amphibious roots, Asia-Pacific region [Image 3 of 6], by Cpl Jose Lujano, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.18.2013

Date Posted:09.26.2013 02:48

Photo ID:1026078

VIRIN:130918-M-SO590-633

Resolution:1333x2000

Size:1.61 MB

Location:CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, JPGlobe

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