Stock Photo Description: Free, public domain image: Silhouette of a Marine, Walking in Tall Grass at Sunset, in Afghanistan.
A U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment patrol through a field July 3, 2009, during an operation in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. The Marines? presence prevents freedom of movement for the enemies of Afghanistan, returning peace and prosperity to the local populace. The Marines are part of the ground combat element of Regiment Combat Team 3, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau.
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