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Photo: Lance Cpl. Nathan Chandler, a machine gunner with 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, hunkers down behind a compound wall during a firefight with insurgents near the Bari Gul Bazaar, Nad Ali District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 4, 2013. Chandler positioned himself to cover a group of Marines clearing a desert compound shortly after receiving fire from insurgents. (U.S. Marine Corps photos by Cpl. Paul Peterson/Released)

Marine Corps Cpl. Paul Peterson recounts his experience with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment as they fought through a firefight while on patrol.
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Photo: Sailors with 2nd Dental Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group perform an oral examination in a field environment during an Authorized Dental Allowance List exercise (ADAL EX) at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 10, 2013. The ADAL EX provided service members an opportunity to sharpen their skills by forcing them to do more with less. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shawn Valosin)

Sailors assigned to 2nd Dental Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group perform an oral examination in a field environment during an authorized dental allowance list exercise on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Dec. 10, 2013.
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Photo: Marine Corps Cpl. Jonathan Hill, a rifleman with the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, mans a guard post at Observation Post Athens in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013. Hill and 11 other Marines manned the outpost to maintain defensive surveillance around Kajaki and nearby Forward Operating Base Zeebrugge. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Paul Peterson /Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jonathan Hill, a rifleman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, mans a guard post at Observation Post Athens in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013.
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DoDLive

Military exchange service executives recently testified before Congress on the vital role their organizations play by providing quality-of-life benefits to troops.
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Heavy Lifting

Marines perform external lifts, known as “heavy lifting,” using CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters during a training exercise on Camp Pendleton, Calif.
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