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Regimental Combat Team 5 leaders tour the battlefield

U.S. Marine Sgt. Victor Longoria, a Houston native serving with the Regimental Combat Team 5 personal security detachment, patrols through a bazaar here, April 6, 2012. Colonel Roger Turner and Sgt. Maj. Alberto Ruiz, the RCT-5 commanding officer and sergeant major, recently visited Marines and Afghan National Security Forces at several combat outposts throughout Helmand province's Marjah district.



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This work, Regimental Combat Team 5 leaders tour the battlefield [Image 7 of 24], by Sgt Michael Cifuentes, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.14.2012

Date Posted:04.14.2012 07:32

Photo ID:559356

VIRIN:120406-M-XZ164-140

Resolution:3452x2200

Size:1.44 MB

Location:MARJAH DISTRICT, AFGlobe

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