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5th Marine Regiment celebrates birthday on Camp Dwyer

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Cody D. George, the youngest Marine with Regimental Combat Team 5, takes a bite of the first piece of birthday cake during the 95th birthday ceremony of the Fifth Marine Regiment aboard Camp Dwyer, Helmand province, Afghanistan June 6, 2012. The Fifth Marine Regiment was activated in 1917 and is recognized as the most decorated regiment in the U.S. Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Ajiboye S. Magbagbeola)



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This work, 5th Marine Regiment celebrates birthday on Camp Dwyer [Image 17 of 48], by GySgt Ajiboye Magbagbeola, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.11.2012

Date Posted:06.16.2012 04:33

Photo ID:604613

VIRIN:120611-M-FC972-017

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:9.61 MB

Location:CAMP DWYER, AFGlobe

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