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    Afghan, Marine partnership bears fruit through progress, transition in southern Helmand [Image 9 of 21]

    Afghan, Marine partnership bears fruit through progress, transition in southern Helmand

    SHAMSHAD RANGE, AFGHANISTAN

    02.21.2012

    Photo by Cpl. Alfred V. Lopez 

    Regimental Combat Team-5

    Afghan National Army Sgt. Fasil Rahim, a machine gunner with 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 215th Corps, smiles while waiting for the command to begin firing his weapon during a machine gun range with U.S. Marines assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment’s Embedded Training Team here, Feb. 21, 2012. As Afghan forces prepared to provide their own security in Garmsir district, the ETT Marines taught ANA leaders how to employ their men in this mission. Marines and sailors of 3rd Bn., 3rd Marines conducted counterinsurgency operations under the leadership of Regimental Combat Team 5, during their seven-month deployment in Garmsir.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 02.21.2012
    Date Posted: 07.30.2012 14:10
    Photo ID: 635365
    VIRIN: 120221-M-MM918-007
    Resolution: 2100x1463
    Size: 2.19 MB
    Location: SHAMSHAD RANGE, AF

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