September 27, 2010

"Firing Back" & "Marine Match"

What are finest and bravest have been doin:

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FIRING BACK
U.S. Army Spc. William B. James shoots at the enemy during a firefight that lasted more than three hours at an Afghan National Police Checkpoint in Kunar province, Afghanistan, Sept. 18, 2010. James is assigned to the 327th Infantry Regiment's Company D, 1st Battalion, Task Force Bulldog. An estimated two dozen insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms at the post.
U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte

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MARINE MATCH
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Francisco Martinez throws a hook at British Royal Marines Capt. Mark O’Sullivan during a boxing match on Forward Operating Base Jackson in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Sept. 22, 2010. The boxing bout was an opportunity for U.S. and U.K. marines to train together. Martinez is a platoon sergeant assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and O'Sullivan is a company commander.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ned Johnson

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