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Marines return to amphibious roots

Sgt. Matthew A. Webb, a Marine Combat Instructor of Water Survival who held training for Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, instructs Marines how to properly step off the tower aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Jan. 8, 2013. In basic and intermediate qualifications, Marines stepped off the high tower and received specific instructions on how to land in the water safely.

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This work, Marines return to amphibious roots [Image 7 of 9], by Cpl Devin Nichols, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.08.2013

Date Posted:01.11.2013 08:25

Photo ID:812660



Size:1.55 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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