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Commandant of the Marine Corps Presents Helmets to 1/9 Marines

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, autographs a helmet during a visit to Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 23, 2013. Amos presented helmets to two Marines with 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, who had been wounded in combat. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Tammy K. Hineline/Released)



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This work, Commandant of the Marine Corps Presents Helmets to 1/9 Marines [Image 6 of 6], by Sgt Tammy Hineline, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.23.2013

Date Posted:12.23.2013 11:20

Photo ID:1143424

VIRIN:131223-M-RF397-014

Resolution:3840x5760

Size:14.72 MB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

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