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3/6 Marines, sailors lend a helping hand

Navy Lt. Reginald E. Jones, the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment chaplain, and native of DeSoto, Texas, packs canned goods into a box during a community relations project with the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, in Greenville, N.C., December 17, 2013. “It was turned into a competition of who can break the boxes down and get the boxes sorted the fastest,” said Jones. “We were packing so fast that they wanted us to go to lunch so they can catch up. We probably did a week’s worth of work in only a few hours.”

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This work, 3/6 Marines, sailors lend a helping hand [Image 1 of 5], by LCpl Joey Mendez, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.17.2013

Date Posted:12.19.2013 14:56

Photo ID:1141470



Size:8.18 MB

Location:GREENVILLE, NC, USGlobe

Hometown:DESOTO, TX, US

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