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Grappling for the title: CLB-1 Marines hold ground fighting tournament aboard Camp Dwyer

A U.S. Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 1 taps out his opponent with an arm bar during a ground-fighting tournament here, March 10. The tournament included four weight classes: 164 pounds and below, 165-179 pounds, 180-199 pounds and 200 pounds and above. The tournament was one of several sporting events held by CLB-1 to boost morale and encourage friendly competition between its companies during their seven-month deployment to southern Helmand province.



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This work, Grappling for the title: CLB-1 Marines hold ground fighting tournament aboard Camp Dwyer [Image 8 of 13], by Sgt Alfred V. Lopez, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.10.2012

Date Posted:03.12.2012 12:44

Photo ID:540077

VIRIN:120310-M-PH863-009

Resolution:4000x2800

Size:2.28 MB

Location:CAMP DWYER, AFGlobe

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Grappling for the title: CLB-1 Marines hold ground fighting tournament aboard Camp Dwyer

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