U.S. Marine Cpl. Bercharis McGill (left), a radio operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 1 and 22-year-old native of Oakland, Calif., puts on his boots as he chats with his opponent after a match during a ground-fighting tournament here, March 10. The tournament included four weight classes: 164 pounds and below, 165-179 pounds, 180-199 pounds and 200 pounds and above. The tournament was one of several sporting events held by CLB-1 to boost morale and encourage friendly competition between its companies during their seven-month deployment to southern Helmand province. McGill took 1st place in the tournament’s 200-pound weight class.
|Date Posted:||03.12.2012 12:53|
|Location:||CAMP DWYER, AF|
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