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Family, friends, survivors remember those who came in peace

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Jacksonville city officials lay wreaths at the base of the Beirut Memorial Wall in honor of lost troops during the 25th annual Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony, held at the Beirut Memorial at the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C., Oct. 23



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This work, Family, friends, survivors remember those who came in peace [Image 1 of 3], by Cpl Miranda Blackburn, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.23.2011

Date Posted:10.26.2011 17:16

Photo ID:478886

VIRIN:111023-M-FB321-003

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:5.29 MB

Location:JACKSONVILLE, NC, USGlobe

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