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Community gathers to commemorate 30th anniversary of Beirut bombing

Marines with 8th Marine Regiment march fire a 21-gun salute during the
Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in
Jacksonville, N.C., Oct. 23. The Marines comprised the rifle detail, color
guard and escorts during the ceremony.



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This work, Community gathers to commemorate 30th anniversary of Beirut bombing [Image 1 of 6], by Cpl Charles Clark, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.23.2013

Date Posted:10.23.2013 16:10

Photo ID:1038964

VIRIN:131023-M-OY184-232

Resolution:3840x5760

Size:7.54 MB

Location:JACKSONVILLE, NC, USGlobe

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