For the wrench-turners working in 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Motor Transportation Platoon, filthy hands are just a part of the job — oily evidence of a hard day’s work. “Dirty hands and lots of busted knuckles, that’s just something that comes with the work,” said Cpl. Dustin Truscott, an organizational automotive mechanic. “It’s rewarding. I’m here for the grunts.” Currently at 93 percent, 3/3 Motor T has the highest vehicle readiness percentage of any infantry battalion in Southern Afghanistan, said Staff Sgt. Justin Johnson, the 3/3 Motor T maintenance chief.
|Date Posted:||10.12.2010 10:43|
|Location:||FORWARD OPERATING BASE GERONIMO, AF|
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