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Gettin’ Dirty with Company D Tankers

COMBAT OUTPOST OUELLETTE, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan - Lance Cpl. Brandon Chisholm tightens up a new track pad on an M-1A1 “Abrams” Main Battle Tank’s track. The Abbot, Maine, native is a tank operator with 1st Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division (Forward). Chisholm and his team of Marines work tirelessly to maintain their M-1A1 “Abrams” Main Battle Tanks.



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This work, Gettin’ Dirty with Company D Tankers [Image 6 of 9], by Sgt Marco Mancha, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.24.2011

Date Posted:05.01.2011 15:14

Photo ID:396595

VIRIN:110424-M-PE262-005

Resolution:4900x3248

Size:517.87 KB

Location:COMBAT OUTPOST OUELLETTE, AFGlobe

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