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Artillery Marines Ready to Bring Steel Rain

Marines from 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines, India Battery fire an M777A2 lightweight howitzer during a field fire at the training ranges near Camp Leatherneck in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, June 4. 3rd Bn., 11th Marines is an element of Regimental Combat Team 3 whose mission is to conduct counterinsurgency operations in southern Afghanistan with a focus on training and mentoring the Afghan national police.



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This work, Artillery Marines Ready to Bring Steel Rain, by Sgt Christopher Rye, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.04.2009

Date Posted:06.15.2009 11:04

Photo ID:179747

VIRIN:090604-M-#####-165

Resolution:4080x2720

Size:1.06 MB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

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