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Lima Company, snipers scope out Washir

Lance Cpl. Allen Murphy, a radio operator with Sniper Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 2, looks down a tunnel created by insurgents to hide during retreat. The Marines conducted day and night security patrols in an effort to detect any insurgent activity. (Photo by: Lance Cpl. Eugenio Montanez)



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This work, Lima Company, snipers scope out Washir [Image 2 of 2], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.26.2010

Date Posted:05.29.2010 05:38

Photo ID:284272

VIRIN:100526-M-#####-004

Resolution:1884x1413

Size:650.49 KB

Location:WASHIR, AF

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