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Every Marine a qualified swimmer

Marines with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force swim across the 43 Area Training Tank with a pack during swim qualification at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 4. The Marines must swim 25 meters, while wearing a full pack as part of the annual qualification.



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This work, Every Marine a qualified swimmer [Image 3 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:901452

VIRIN:130404-M-PF875-011

Resolution:2000x1333

Size:1.16 MB

Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

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