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Marines in Nawa honor two fallen brothers, civilian journalist

Haji Mohammed Khan, the district administrator of Nawa, pays his respects to Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Meinert, 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, during a memorial ceremony at Forward Operating Base Spin Ghar, Jan. 20. Meinert, 20, from Fort Atkinson, Wis., was killed, Jan. 10, while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province.



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This work, Marines in Nawa honor two fallen brothers, civilian journalist [Image 7 of 12], by SSgt Brian Tuthill, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.19.2010

Date Posted:01.26.2010 07:18

Photo ID:244602

VIRIN:100120-M-#####-326

Resolution:4224x3016

Size:550.37 KB

Location:NAWA, AFGlobe

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