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Marines compete, build camaraderie during battalion biathlon

Marines serving with Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, conduct various physical training exercise to increase their heart rate before conducting a live-fire training exercise during a biathlon competition at a combat training town here, Feb. 26, 2013. The Marines fired at targets 25 meters away, and every shot that hit the target deducted time from the group's over-all score. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney.)



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This work, Marines compete, build camaraderie during battalion biathlon [Image 2 of 4], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.26.2013

Date Posted:02.27.2013 19:41

Photo ID:875744

VIRIN:130226-M-HQ478-230

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:8.4 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDELTON, CA, US

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  • Corporal John Carreno, a rifleman serving with Alpha Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, fires at his targets during the second portion of the biathlon at a combat training town here, Feb. 26, 2013. The Marines ran approximately three miles and began firing at static targets at the combat town while having little time to recuperate after the run. Carreno, a 23-year-old-native of Murrieta, Calif., said the biathlon was a great way to build camaraderie within the unit. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney.)
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