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Marine overcomes adversity, grows technical skills

Cpl. Lucas Matte, a motor transport technician with Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, stands in front of a formation during an awards ceremony, July 12, recognizing Matte for his superior performance throughout 2012The award was presented to Cpl. Lucas Matte, a motor transport technician with MWSS-273, for his superior performance throughout 2012 after being selected from a occupational field that contains almost 15,000 Marines.



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This work, Marine overcomes adversity, grows technical skills [Image 5 of 7], by Sgt Marcy Sanchez, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.12.2013

Date Posted:07.12.2013 15:21

Photo ID:970776

VIRIN:130712-M-EK666-076

Resolution:4882x3255

Size:2.1 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, SC, USGlobe

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