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    Servicemembers pay tribute to fallen British hero, decommission Dwyer Memorial [Image 6 of 9]

    Servicemembers pay tribute to fallen British hero, decommission Dwyer Memorial

    CAMP DWYER, AFGHANISTAN

    07.30.2012

    Photo by Cpl. Alfred V. Lopez 

    Regimental Combat Team-5

    U.S. Marine Col. Roger B. Turner Jr., the commanding officer of Regimental Combat Team 5, speaks to Marines, sailors and soldiers during the decommissioning of the Camp Dwyer Memorial here, July 30, 2012. Lance Bombardier James Dwyer, a British commando with 29th Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery, was killed in action Dec. 27, 2006, during the initial British and U.S. Marine occupation of southern Helmand. The decommissioning ceremony was held not only in honor of Dwyer, but also in the memory of all the servicemembers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The memorial will be transferred to Camp Leatherneck and eventually make its way to the 29th Commando Regiment in England.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 07.30.2012
    Date Posted: 08.01.2012 05:23
    Photo ID: 636736
    VIRIN: 120730-M-PH863-008
    Resolution: 4097x2857
    Size: 1.89 MB
    Location: CAMP DWYER, AF 

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