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Photo U.S. Marines, assigned to Reconnaissance Platoon, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conduct live fire training aboard the USS Boxer (LHD 4) at sea Jan. 8, 2014. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. David Gonzalez/Released)

U.S. Marines conduct live fire training aboard the USS Boxer (LHD 4) at sea Jan. 8, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. David Gonzalez/Released)
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This is My Life

Marine Corps Cpl. Charles Kristel offers a glimpse into his life as a corporal filling a sergeant’s billet.
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This is My Life: Cpl. Dennis Cox - Scout Sniper

In the second part of this two-part series, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Patrick Tomassi and Marine Corps Cpl. Dennis Cox share their insights on leadership, camaraderie and why they joined the Corps.
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Diversity in LCAC Operations

Teams likes Assault Craft Unit 5, a group of five highly trained sailors, are the “behind-the-scenes” people who help make amphibious operations possible.
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Photo: U.S. Marine Sgt. Bryan Early, a squad leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, leads his squad of Marines to the next compound while patrolling in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 19, 2013. Early is responsible for planning the squad's patrols, the safety of his Marines, and achieving his commander's intent, before, during, and after an operation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Long)

As the war in Afghanistan winds down, four Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment share a little bit about themselves and how the war has shaped their lives.
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