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Every Marine a qualified swimmer

Marines with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, step into the 43 Area Training Tank during swim qualification at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 4. The qualification is required annual training Marines must complete to demonstrate their ability to survive in water.



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This work, Every Marine a qualified swimmer [Image 8 of 13], by Cpl Joshua Young, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.04.2013

Date Posted:04.05.2013 19:44

Photo ID:901447

VIRIN:130404-M-PF875-006

Resolution:2000x1333

Size:601.83 KB

Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

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