Sgt. Steven Pendleton (left), a Knoxville, Tenn., native and Lance Cpl. Brian Schaeffer, a Lakeland, Fla., native, both Marines with 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, provide supporting cover at the entrance to a desert compound during a firefight with insurgents near the Bari Gul Bazaar, Nad Ali District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 4, 2013. The interdiction force landed by helicopter during the cover of night and began sweeping through the area with the help of Afghan forces and interpreters before engaging Taliban fighters in a firefight that lasted nearly four hours.
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