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Marine, Afghan operation against insurgents successful

Sergeant Ben Santo, squad leader, Alpha Co., 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Regimental Combat 6, from Canal Winchester, Ohio (Left), and 1st Lt. Jason Blydell, the company’s executive officer from Nahant, Mass., inspect a karez system used to transport water through an underground tunnel system, May 23, 2012. In the dry season, they are often used to store weapons and improvised explosive device caches.



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This work, Marine, Afghan operation against insurgents successful [Image 2 of 9], by Sgt James Mercure, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.23.2012

Date Posted:06.03.2012 07:40

Photo ID:593104

VIRIN:120523-M-ZM862-005

Resolution:2190x1460

Size:1.09 MB

Location:DEH MUSHEK, AF

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