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The Marines of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit go through a seven-month gauntlet of pre-deployment training.
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Graphic: Kiss to remember ( Graphic by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel) Photo: Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Cody Ryan shares a moment with his fiancée, Mary Kate Sheehan, after returning from a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan Feb. 2. Ryan greeted Sheehan by getting on one knee and proposing. Sheehan accepted. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Victor Arriaga/ Released)

When returning home there are many questions a service member might want to ask his friends and family. However, for this Marine there was only one.
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Photo: A U.S. Marine Corps sentry circles a truck Jan. 28, 2014, during Iron Fist 2014 in Twentynine Palms, Calif. Iron Fist is a three-week bilateral training event held annually between the U.S. Marine Corps and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force designed to increase interoperability between the two services while aiding the Japanese in their continued development of amphibious capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jamean R. Berry /Released)

A Marine Corps sentry circles a truck Jan. 28, during Iron Fist 2014 on Twentynine Palms, Calif.
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Sniper Training

U.S. Marines welcomed Japanese soldiers to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., to take part in Exercise Iron Fist.
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Photo: Cpl. Eduardo Cornejo, left, medical surveillance personnel, measures another Marine’s pulse during a practical application portion of a hazardous materials course at the Explosive Ordnance Disposal complex aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Jan. 24. The 80-hour course allows the Marines a chance to take different roles in dealing with hazardous materials so they may understand the intricacies of each job. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher Johns/ Released)

Marine Corps Cpl. Eduardo Cornejo, left, measures another Marine’s pulse during a hazardous materials course on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Jan. 24, 2013.
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