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Martial Arts Instructor Course trains Marines to lead as ethical warriors

Students of the Martial Arts Instructor Course spar with training weapons at Edson Range here, July 30, 2013. The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program teaches Marines not only how to use violence, but how to make ethical decision in their everyday lives. It aims to develop ethical warriors through three core disciplines: physical, mental and character. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacob H. Harrer)



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This work, Martial Arts Instructor Course trains Marines to lead as ethical warriors [Image 4 of 10], by Sgt Jacob Harrer, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.30.2013

Date Posted:08.06.2013 19:48

Photo ID:990080

VIRIN:130730-M-XZ121-325

Resolution:4320x2364

Size:1.77 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

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