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In the hot seat: Turret gunner shares first patrol in Afghanistan

Cpl. Kenneth Benton, a technical controller with Transportation Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Regional Command (Southwest), grimaces in his machine-gun turret during a combat logistics patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 25, 2013. Benton served as a turret gunner during the patrol, which delivered equipment and supplies to Marines serving on forward operating bases in the area around Camp Leatherneck



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This work, In the hot seat: Turret gunner shares first patrol in Afghanistan [Image 1 of 7], by Sgt Paul Peterson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.24.2013

Date Posted:07.30.2013 07:11

Photo ID:984294

VIRIN:130725-M-ZB219-370

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:5.91 MB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

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