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Marines return from humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations in Philippines

Marines prepare to receive awards Dec. 17 at Villamor Air Base in Manila, Republic of the Philippines. The Marines were awarded the Armed Forces of the Philippines Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Ribbon for their support to Philippine-led disaster relief operations in the wake of Typhoon Bopha. The Marines are with various III Marine Expeditionary Force units. (U.S. Maine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Manning/Released)



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This work, Marines return from humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations in Philippines [Image 3 of 4], by Cpl Matthew Manning, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.18.2012

Date Posted:12.18.2012 23:03

Photo ID:803973

VIRIN:121217-M-XK110-721

Resolution:2784x1856

Size:1.82 MB

Location:MANILA, PHGlobe

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