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2nd, 4th CEB and 8th ESB Marines complete first Reserve Sapper Course

Marines with 2nd and 4th Combat Engineer Battalions and 8th Engineer Support Bn. stand by during a breaching explosion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 24, 2013. The urban demolition range was part of the Sapper Leaders Course, the first of its kind designed to allow Reserve Marines to participate with active-duty Marines to receive advanced training in the combat engineer military occupational specialty. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek/Released)



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This work, 2nd, 4th CEB and 8th ESB Marines complete first Reserve Sapper Course [Image 1 of 5], by Cpl Marcin Platek, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.24.2013

Date Posted:08.08.2013 17:58

Photo ID:991550

VIRIN:130724-M-QX735-327

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:1.89 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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