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    Afghan, Marine partnership bears fruit through progress, transition in southern Helmand [Image 14 of 21]

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

    MARJAH DISTRICT, AFGHANISTAN

    04.05.2012

    Photo by Cpl. Alfred V. Lopez 

    Regimental Combat Team-5

    U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Michael Styskal (right), the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment commanding officer, is accompanied by a young Afghan friend as he leads a foot patrol with Col. Roger B. Turner Jr., the Regimental Combat Team 5 commanding officer, through a bazaar to an Afghan Uniformed Police precinct to speak with Marines and Afghan police who man the post here, April 5, 2012. Styskal and a security detail of Marines accompanied Turner and his staff during a trip to different combat outposts in Helmand province's Marjah district. Marines and sailors of 2nd Bn., 9th Marines conducted counterinsurgency operations under the leadership of Regimental Combat Team 5, during their seven-month deployment in Marjah.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 04.05.2012
    Date Posted: 07.30.2012 14:07
    Photo ID: 635370
    VIRIN: 120405-M-XZ164-059
    Resolution: 3320x2160
    Size: 1.18 MB
    Location: MARJAH DISTRICT, AF 

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