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Pressing on with purpose: Marine firefighters hike Honolulu Marathon for second year, raise money for wounded warriors

At right, Cpl. Brian Flannery, a firefighter with Aircraft Rescue Firefighting, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, and seven other Marines replenish their energy at the halfway point of the 2010 Honolulu Marathon, Dec. 12. For the second year in a row, the Marines hiked the 26.3-mile marathon with boots, camouflage trousers and 65-pound packs to raise money for wounded Marines and sailors at Wounded Warrior Battalion West — Detachment Hawaii, on Marine Corps Base Hawaii.



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This work, Pressing on with purpose: Marine firefighters hike Honolulu Marathon for second year, raise money for wounded warriors [Image 3 of 11], by Sgt Reece Lodder, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.12.2010

Date Posted:12.14.2010 20:48

Photo ID:349747

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Location:HONOLULU, HI, USGlobe

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  • Marine firefighters from Aircraft Rescue Firefighting, Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, will hike the Honolulu Marathon Dec. 12 to raise money for Wounded Marines and sailors at Wounded Warrior Battalion West, Detachment Hawaii. From left to right, Sgt. Fernando Camacho, Cpl. Nathan Whitaker, Cpl. Ryan Guinty, Cpl. Brice Kuehn and Sgt. Brandon Cox, will don boots, woodland utility trousers, and 65 pounds of gear before beginning the 26.3-mile course. "We wanted to stand out among the other runners so everyone watching would know we were running for the wounded Marines and sailors," Camacho said. "Being that we're here and they're serving overseas, we're doing our part to raise some money and make sure they're taken care of."
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