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Civil affairs Marines turn attention to improving local schoolhouse

Afghan children watch Marines with Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 3, as they enter a school in Nawa district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 8. Marines and Afghan soldiers visited the school to discuss fixing structural damage.



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This work, Civil affairs Marines turn attention to improving local schoolhouse [Image 3 of 7], by Cpl John McCall, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.08.2009

Date Posted:10.16.2009 10:33

Photo ID:213555

VIRIN:091008-M-#####-118

Resolution:1920x2880

Size:265.84 KB

Location:NAWA DISTRICTGlobe

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