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Marines wear French unit award honoring Fighting Fifth legacy

Major Scott A. Gehris, operations officer, 5th Marine Regiment, stands at attention during a French Fourragere ceremony aboard the Camp San Mateo parade deck here, Aug. 1, 2013. The regiment is one of two Marine Corps regiments authorized to wear the fourragere for heroic actions during World War I. The ceremony emphasized the Marines’ commitment to upholding the rich history of the Fighting Fifth.



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This work, Marines wear French unit award honoring Fighting Fifth legacy [Image 7 of 7], by Sgt Timothy Lenzo, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.05.2013

Date Posted:08.06.2013 00:33

Photo ID:989439

VIRIN:120801-M-PC317-001

Resolution:4275x2901

Size:4.37 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

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