Lance Cpl. Blake Richardson, a Charleston, S.C., native and rifleman with 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, stands at the edge of a smoke field clearing during a firefight with insurgents near the Bari Gul Bazaar, Nad Ali District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 4, 2013. Nearly 100 Marines and coalition allies engaged in a prolonged firefight with insurgents while patrolling the area to interdict Taliban movements and weapons caches and gather intelligence around the bazaar.
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NAD ALI DISTRICT, AF
CHARLESTON, SC, US
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