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Marines protect Afghans during firefight in Marjah

Lance Cpl. Jack Hamilton, a rifleman with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, scans the horizon for insurgents behind a canal bank while taking enemy contact in Marjah, Afghanistan, Aug. 16. The squad came under attack halfway through the census patrol and engaged enemy Taliban in the process.



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This work, Marines protect Afghans during firefight in Marjah [Image 3 of 5], by Cpl Andrew Johnston, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.16.2010

Date Posted:08.18.2010 10:58

Photo ID:310545

VIRIN:100816-M-#####-005

Resolution:2048x1037

Size:345.03 KB

Location:MARJAH, AFGlobe

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