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Spouses experience day in partners' boots

Marines assist spouses as they fire the M9 Beretta at the Indoor Simulated Marksmenship Training room during the Security Battalion's Jane Wayne Day on Camp Pendleton, June 23. Spouses also fired the M4 Carbine rifle and the M870 12 gauge shotgun.

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This work, Spouses experience day in partners' boots [Image 1 of 7], by Sgt Michael Iams, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.23.2012

Date Posted:06.27.2012 11:55

Photo ID:613338



Size:1.37 MB


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