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Operation Enduring Freedom

A CH-53E Super Stallion carries an M777A2 Lightweight Howitzer away from here Sept. 28, 2009. The Marines transported three howitzers over 75 miles to support 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment's operations in neighboring Nimruz province.



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This work, Operation Enduring Freedom, by Sgt Christopher Rye, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.28.2009

Date Posted:10.24.2009 02:50

Photo ID:216410

VIRIN:090928-M-#####-150

Resolution:2000x3000

Size:286.95 KB

Location:FIRE BASE FIDDLER'S GREEN, AF

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