Images: NYPD Marine shouts out to NYC, family from Afghanistan
Photo by Cpl. Paul Peterson
Sgt. Jonathan Vasquez, a New York City police officer and Marine with Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Regional Command (Southwest), in Helmand province, Afghanistan, poses for a photo after sending a video message to show his support for the city and people of New York Aug. 20, 2013. Many of the Marines serving with CLR-2 are reservists from 6th Communications Battalion, a Marine Corps Reserves unit based out of Brooklyn. They recently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in July.