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Marine turret gunner shares convoy experience from Afghanistan

A vehicle kicks up a cloud of dust during a combat logistics patrol conducted by Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Regional Command (Southwest), in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 29. 2013. The powder-fine sand in the province’s southern desert creates difficult driving conditions for Marine vehicle operators fighting to maintain their position in convoys through the area.



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This work, Marine turret gunner shares convoy experience from Afghanistan [Image 4 of 6], by Sgt Paul Peterson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.29.2013

Date Posted:10.10.2013 01:21

Photo ID:1033162

VIRIN:130929-M-ZB219-905

Resolution:3915x2584

Size:4.53 MB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

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