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Celebrating Independence Day at Sea

Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit play bean bag toss during a steel beach picnic to celebrate Independence Day here, July 4. The blue and green team grilled more than 1,300 burgers, 800 pieces of chicken and 800 hot dogs to give the Marines and Sailors a taste of home during the holiday celebration. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps' force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.



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This work, Celebrating Independence Day at Sea [Image 1 of 3], by Cpl Codey Underwood, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.04.2013

Date Posted:07.18.2013 00:55

Photo ID:973996

VIRIN:130704-M-FF989-922

Resolution:2327x1594

Size:630.64 KB

Location:USPACOM, AT SEA

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