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Lucky Number Seven: Marine ‘Gunner’ reflects on combat deployments

Marines with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment patrol through Sangin District during their deployment to Helmand province, Afghanistan in 2010. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Matthew Carpenter, the infantry weapons officer, “Gunner,” with Regimental Combat Team 7 has been on seven combat deployments to include five to Iraq and two to Afghanistan.



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This work, Lucky Number Seven: Marine ‘Gunner’ reflects on combat deployments [Image 3 of 4], by Sgt Ned Johnson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.28.2010

Date Posted:07.31.2013 23:34

Photo ID:985835

VIRIN:130731-M-IV927-002

Resolution:792x528

Size:287.64 KB

Location:SANGIN, AFGlobe

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  • U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 4 Matthew T. Carpenter, right, with Headquarters Company, Regimental Combat Team 7 (RCT-7), directs his Marines while battle sight zeroing on Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 17, 2012. Carpenter and the Marines of RCT-7 conducted a battlefield zero to ensure their weapons function properly. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena/Released)
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