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2nd Marine Division: Running 'til the running's done

Lance Cpl. Adrian Simone, a rifleman with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, throws up both hands to represent 1st Bn., 6th Marines at the end of the 2nd Marine Division run aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20. The Boonton, N.J., native lost both of his legs from the knee down after stepping on an improvised explosive device in Sangin, located in the southwest corner of Afghanistan.



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This work, 2nd Marine Division: Running 'til the running's done [Image 12 of 14], by Sgt Timothy Solano, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.20.2012

Date Posted:04.20.2012 14:12

Photo ID:562637

VIRIN:120420-M-DF801-162

Resolution:5289x3526

Size:12.27 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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