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    Echo Company’s 3rd Platoon supports Afghan forces to set secure foundation [Image 5 of 9]

    Echo Company’s 3rd Platoon supports Afghan forces to set secure foundation

    MUSA QAL’EH DISTRICT, HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN

    02.01.2012

    Photo by Sgt. Earnest J. Barnes 

    II Marine Expeditionary Force

    Corporal Michael S. Ussery, a Rochelle, Ga., native and a team leader with 3rd Platoon, scans the adjacent village for insurgent activity. Third Platoon belongs to Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, and was responsible for clearing a number of compounds and objectives during the initial phase of Operation Double Check, an operation to promote legitimate governance and security within the Musa Qal’eh district. Third Platoon conducted day and night patrols on the outskirts of the local villages and set in place a secure foundation for Afghan Uniformed Police security posts to be built.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 02.01.2012
    Date Posted: 02.01.2012 12:12
    Photo ID: 517162
    VIRIN: 120110-M-RE261-008
    Resolution: 2400x1600
    Size: 3.42 MB
    Location: MUSA QAL’EH DISTRICT, HELMAND PROVINCE, AF

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