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Stinger strike; 2nd LAAD Battalion team, section leaders complete course

A gunner with 2nd LAAD loads a simulated Stinger missile round into a training launcher during the unit’s team and section leaders course Feb. 8.



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This work, Stinger strike; 2nd LAAD Battalion team, section leaders complete course [Image 2 of 7], by LCpl Cory D. Polom, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.08.2013

Date Posted:02.14.2013 08:57

Photo ID:866076

VIRIN:130208-M-EY704-079

Resolution:4080x2720

Size:3.12 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, USGlobe

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