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Marne soldiers realize a fallen Marine’s dream to educate Afghans

A U.S. Marine pays tribute to Capt. Matthew Freeman, a marine pilot who volunteered for a ground unit mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, during a ceremony held in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2009. Capt. Freeman was killed in action shortly after arriving in theater in August 2009;(U.S. Army photo by Michael Jordan/Released)



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This work, Marne soldiers realize a fallen Marine’s dream to educate Afghans [Image 3 of 6], by 1LT Vanessa Macekura, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.19.2009

Date Posted:03.27.2013 11:12

Photo ID:895960

VIRIN:130327-A-LG101-004

Resolution:973x716

Size:474.66 KB

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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