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Sgt. David Garcia, a Crew Chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369 and Glendale, Ariz., native, and Cpl. Dexter Moore, a Maintenance Administrative Clerk of South Hill, Va., fold an American flag while flying to Forward Operating Base Edinburgh, Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2012.
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Sgt. David Garcia, a Crew Chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 369 and Glendale, Ariz., native, and Cpl. Dexter Moore, a Maintenance Administrative Clerk of South Hill, Va., fold an American flag while flying to Forward Operating Base Edinburgh, Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 9, 2012.

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Staff Sgt. Christopher Ballance, a Platoon Sergeant with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Elizabeth City, N.C., native, shows his Marines instructions explaining how the squad will exit the CH-53D Sea Stallion once they land in southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 7, 2012.Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/559226/ugly-angels-assist-3-3-narcotics-weapons-search-operation#.T4lABGBVODA#ixzz1s0LkygtW

Staff Sgt. Christopher Ballance, a Platoon Sergeant with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Elizabeth City, N.C., native, shows his Marines instructions explaining how the squad will exit the CH-53D Sea Stallion once they land in southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 7, 2012.

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Pfc. Juvahne Bramwell, left, an assistant gunner and a Stephen City, Va., native, and Lance Cpl. Rawshean Haynes, a gunner and a Warren, Ohio, native, both with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, spot and prepare to lock onto a notional enemy aircraft on San Clemente, Calif., March 14. The battery Marines use a shoulder-fired Stinger training missile during a training exercise, preparing for future deployments.Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/543489/snipers-sky-3rd-laad-bn-trains-san-clemente-island#.T2s0xZjaZRA#ixzz1pr5lNDru

Pfc. Juvahne Bramwell, left, an assistant gunner and a Stephen City, Va., native, and Lance Cpl. Rawshean Haynes, a gunner and a Warren, Ohio, native, both with Alpha Battery, 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, spot and prepare to lock onto a notional enemy aircraft on San Clemente, Calif., March 14. The battery Marines use a shoulder-fired Stinger training missile during a training exercise, preparing for future deployments.

Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/543489/snipers-sky-3rd-laad-bn-trains-san-clemente-island#.T2s0xZjaZRA#ixzz1pr5lNDru

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Hundreds gathered at the Camp Pendleton flight line March 2 for a memorial service held in honor of six of the seven Marines lost in a helicopter collision during a training exercise near Yuma, Arizona, Feb. 22. Also available in high definition.

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Military battle crosses are set up as a symbolic representation honoring fallen Marines aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 2. A memorial service was held honoring six Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 who were killed during a helicopter collision near Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 22.Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/534692/hmla-469-memorial-service-honors-fallen-marines#.T1pjZbyF8V4#ixzz1oeVJeEqd

Military battle crosses are set up as a symbolic representation honoring fallen Marines aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 2. A memorial service was held honoring six Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469 who were killed during a helicopter collision near Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 22.

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Aircrew helmets are presented to the children and families of the six fallen Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 2.Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/534690/hmla-469-memorial-service-honors-fallen-marines#.T1pi2ryF8V4#ixzz1oeUur6xE

Aircrew helmets are presented to the children and families of the six fallen Marines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, during a memorial service aboard Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 2.

Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/534690/hmla-469-memorial-service-honors-fallen-marines#.T1pi2ryF8V4#ixzz1oeUur6xE

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Interview with Brigadier General Gregg A. Sturdevant, Commanding General 3d Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Brig. Gen. Gregg A. Sturdevant - Hometown: St. Louis, Mo., Unit: 3d Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), Unit Home Town: San Diego, Calif. Also available in High Definition.

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Canine Companion puppy Rogahn takes a nap after a play session at the Naval Consolidated Brig here, Jan. 24. Prisoners at the Brig train the puppies in obedience techniques for 18 months before giving them to people who need a service dog.Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/516186/bettering-themselves-help-others#.T1VpTbyF8V4#ixzz1oIQjWDnm

Canine Companion puppy Rogahn takes a nap after a play session at the Naval Consolidated Brig here, Jan. 24. Prisoners at the Brig train the puppies in obedience techniques for 18 months before giving them to people who need a service dog.

Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/516186/bettering-themselves-help-others#.T1VpTbyF8V4#ixzz1oIQjWDnm

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The color guard for 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) practices drill movement prior to a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Feb. 29. 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) was relieved by 3rd MAW (Fwd) after supporting combat operations in Helmand province for a year.Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/533495/san-diego-based-marines-assume-aviation-command-afghanistan#.T1VojLyF8V4#ixzz1oIPxN93Y

The color guard for 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) practices drill movement prior to a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Feb. 29. 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) was relieved by 3rd MAW (Fwd) after supporting combat operations in Helmand province for a year.

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Petty Officer Eric Dodson, a hospital corpsman with MWSS-371 and Monroe, N.Y., native, explains how he earned a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Feb. 21. Dodson earned the award for his life-saving actions following a shooting aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., last September.Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/531704/deployed-doc-earns-commendation-life-saving-deeds-yuma#ixzz1oINWhuLQ

Petty Officer Eric Dodson, a hospital corpsman with MWSS-371 and Monroe, N.Y., native, explains how he earned a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Feb. 21. Dodson earned the award for his life-saving actions following a shooting aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., last September.

Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/image/531704/deployed-doc-earns-commendation-life-saving-deeds-yuma#ixzz1oINWhuLQ