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Forward Observers: The eyes of indirect fire support

Lance Cpl. Luis Herrera, a forward observer serving with 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, observes the impact area during a fire mission here, April 3, 2013. Herrera, a 23-year-old-native of Chino, Calif., and his fellow forward observers are training to deploy with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.



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This work, Forward Observers: The eyes of indirect fire support [Image 5 of 9], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.02.2013

Date Posted:04.11.2013 23:48

Photo ID:905427

VIRIN:130402-M-HQ478-047

Resolution:2592x1728

Size:2.23 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:CHINO, CA, US

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