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Marine gives UK service members glimpse into the Corps with martial arts training

Gunnery Sgt. John S. Glaister (left), a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program black belt instructor, stands with Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Chantal Baker, May 2, after completing a tan belt course on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. The course took less than two months, with training going two to three days a week for multiple hours.



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This work, Marine gives UK service members glimpse into the Corps with martial arts training [Image 4 of 11], by Cpl Katherine Solano, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.02.2011

Date Posted:05.04.2011 10:38

Photo ID:397489

VIRIN:110502-M-LU513-021

Resolution:2570x3000

Size:603.48 KB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

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