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Every Marine a qualified swimmer

Lance Cpl. Charles Melber, an armory custodian with 9th Communication Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, swims while wearing a full pack during swim qualification at Camp Pendleton, Calif., April 4. The swimming qualification is a required annual training for Marines. Melber, 19, is from Pensacola, Fla.



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This work, Every Marine a qualified swimmer [Image 1 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:901454

VIRIN:130404-M-PF875-013

Resolution:2000x1333

Size:761.92 KB

Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:PENSACOLA, FL, US

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