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RCT-7 commander commemorates Georgian, Marine partnership

Colonel A. E. “Sparky” Renforth, the Regimental Combat Team 7 commander, shakes hands with Lt. Col. Phridoni Tereladze, the 32nd Georgian Light Infantry Battalion commander, after the Georgian soldiers completed a deployment in support of RCT-7 April 17, here. “Your exceptional service and sacrifices will have a lasting impact on the future of Afghanistan and the partnership between the U.S. Marine Corps and Georgian Army,” according to the citation.



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This work, RCT-7 commander commemorates Georgian, Marine partnership [Image 1 of 2], by Sgt Ned Johnson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.17.2013

Date Posted:04.17.2013 10:01

Photo ID:908556

VIRIN:130417-M-IV927-002

Resolution:1200x1800

Size:1.3 MB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

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