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Fallen Marines inspire their military brethren

On Dec. 14 a group of Marine Wing Support Sqaudron 373 Military Police Marines are supporting each other, including Byrnes (first from right), Cpl. Marco A. Lucero, 22, from San Diego (second from right), and Lance Cpl. Erik T. Franke, 22 from Tillamook, Ore. (second from left). On Dec. 14th, Marines and sailors from around Camp Taqaddum and surrounding areas paid respect to a few men who sacrificed their lives while engaged in combat operations in the Al Anbar Province. Military Police Platoon, Marine Wing Support Sqaudron 373, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (FWD) is deployed with I MEF (FWD) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq (MNF-W) to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic government reforms, and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi Reconstruction.



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This work, Fallen Marines inspire their military brethren [Image 4 of 4], by Sgt Geoffrey Ingersoll, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.14.2006

Date Posted:12.22.2006 08:08

Photo ID:34321

VIRIN:061214-M-#####-178

Resolution:3504x2336

Size:847.74 KB

Location:TAQADDUM, IQGlobe

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