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Hometown heroes: Operation Eagle Hunt's Team 1

The Marines of Team 1, Border Adviser Team 1, provided support during Operation Eagle Hunt under harsh conditions. Day one of the operation started off for the Marines with a three-mile trek through sandy plains before reaching a compound they would later call home for the majority of the mission. The team’s mission was to provide support for the Afghan Border Police and Afghan Uniformed Police, who spearheaded the operation.



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This work, Hometown heroes: Operation Eagle Hunt's Team 1 [Image 7 of 25], by Sgt Marco Mancha, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.23.2011

Date Posted:12.23.2011 04:30

Photo ID:503265

VIRIN:111223-M-PE262-036

Resolution:4577x3080

Size:160.63 KB

Location:HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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