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Battalion raid begins Exercise Mailed Fist

A CH-53E, Super Stallion, with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366, passes overhead while Marines and Sailors with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment wait below during a battalion raid beginning Exercise Mailed Fist, June 18. More than 500 service members were transported to different locations throughout Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.



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This work, Battalion raid begins Exercise Mailed Fist [Image 5 of 7], by LCpl Glen Santy, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.18.2012

Date Posted:06.18.2012 16:21

Photo ID:606232

VIRIN:120618-M-FL266-190

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:4.85 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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