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    The ‘Fighting 13th’ remembers Guadalcanal [Image 2 of 5]

    The ‘Fighting 13th’ remembers Guadalcanal

    PACIFIC OCEAN

    09.10.2011

    Photo by Sgt. Christopher O'Quin 

    13th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    Marines and sailors from 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and crew of the USS Green Bay observe a moment of silence during a Guadalcanal memorial ceremony off the island’s coast while aboard USS Green Bay, Sept. 10. Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th MEU’s ground combat element, fought on that island during World War II as part of 1st Marine Division’s six month stand against Imperial Japan. The 13th MEU is deployed with Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, also providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 09.10.2011
    Date Posted: 09.14.2011 23:20
    Photo ID: 456696
    VIRIN: 110910-M-OH054-421
    Resolution: 4080x2720
    Size: 3.4 MB
    Location: PACIFIC OCEAN

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