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Running toward gunfire: Marines, British forces repel insurgents attacking Camp Bastion

Landing support specialists with Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 15, spent the night providing security and fighting off insurgents on Camp Bastion, Sept. 14. For Sgt. Rasheem Thomas, back right, his first night working on Camp Bastion is something he and his Marines will not soon forget. (Back row from left to right: Sgt. John Thornton, Cpl. Timothy Bruce, Staff Sgt. Justin Pauley and Sgt. Rasheem Thomas. Front row from left to right: Pfc. Jacob Karnes, Lance Cpl. Danielle Ritter and Cpl. Jenna Owings.)



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This work, Running toward gunfire: Marines, British forces repel insurgents attacking Camp Bastion [Image 2 of 4], by SSgt John Jackson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.21.2012

Date Posted:09.24.2012 02:00

Photo ID:670461

VIRIN:120921-M-ZE895-001

Resolution:4443x2962

Size:3.01 MB

Location:CAMP BASTION, AFGlobe

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