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This is why I run

Marines and sailors gather around Maj. Jesse Sjoberg (left), Marine Forces Central Command Forward, as he motivates his supporters prior to his 65-mile trek across Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Oct. 6-7. The event raised awareness and funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Sjoberg’s wife suffers from the deadly lung disease.



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This work, This is why I run [Image 3 of 5], by Cpl Lucas Vega, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.06.2011

Date Posted:10.11.2011 08:07

Photo ID:472031

VIRIN:111006-M-CX982-003

Resolution:5616x3552

Size:10.37 MB

Location:MANAMA, BHGlobe

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