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Finding Cover During Afghan Operation

January 25, 2013, 8:47AM

Marine advisors attached with the Afghan National Army run to a compound to take cover while receiving enemy fire during Operation New Hope last week in Kajaki, Afghanistan. DOD photo by Corporal Mark GarciaMarine advisors attached with the Afghan National Army run to a compound to take cover while receiving enemy fire during Operation New Hope last week in Kajaki, Afghanistan. DOD photo by Corporal Mark Garcia

U.S. Marine Corps drill instructors from Marine Corps Recruit Depots San Diego and Parris Island train enlistees Wednesday in Chandler, Arizona. The enlistees, getting a preview of what’s to come, are part of the delayed entry program and are awaiting their dates to ship to boot camp. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Tyler J. BolkenU.S. Marine Corps drill instructors from Marine Corps Recruit Depots San Diego and Parris Island train enlistees Wednesday in Chandler, Arizona. The enlistees, getting a preview of what’s to come, are part of the delayed entry program and are awaiting their dates to ship to boot camp. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Tyler J. Bolken

Suppressive Fire on the Training Range

January 23, 2013, 9:39AM

A U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank provides suppressive fire against simulated insurgents Tuesday during training at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base, California. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Stephany RichardsA U.S. Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank provides suppressive fire against simulated insurgents Tuesday during training at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base, California. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Stephany Richards

Marines on Parade

January 22, 2013, 12:18PM

The U.S. Marine Corps Ceremonial Guard Company, part of the president's escort, marches in the parade Monday during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. DOD photo by E.J. HersomThe U.S. Marine Corps Ceremonial Guard Company, part of the president's escort, marches in the parade Monday during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. DOD photo by E.J. Hersom

U.S. Army bugler Staff Sergeant Jesse Tubb, right, poses with his life-size replica unveiled Sunday along with other upgrades to displays at the Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center ribbon cutting. U.S. Army Photo by Leroy CouncilU.S. Army bugler Staff Sergeant Jesse Tubb, right, poses with his life-size replica unveiled Sunday along with other upgrades to displays at the Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center ribbon cutting. U.S. Army Photo by Leroy Council