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Marines overcome insurgents, clear Kajaki town during Operation Jaws

An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, with Alpha Company, 1st Tank Battalion, moves into position during a firefight in the town of Zamindawar, May 27, 2012. The tanks support Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment during Operation Jaws.



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This work, Marines overcome insurgents, clear Kajaki town during Operation Jaws [Image 9 of 11], by Sgt Timothy Lenzo, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.14.2012

Date Posted:06.14.2012 03:32

Photo ID:602205

VIRIN:120527-M-PC317-219

Resolution:4181x2788

Size:4.56 MB

Location:AF

Hometown:CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ, US

Hometown:ELK GROVE, CA, US

Hometown:LAUREL, MS, US

Hometown:LOS ANGELES, CA, US

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  • Staff Sgt. John Wildman, a platoon sergeant with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, scans the horizon during a security halt in support of Operation Jaws, May 28, 2012. Wildman’s platoon engaged insurgent in the town of Zamindawar, a known insurgent stronghold.
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