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Up front: Clermont, Fla., Marine leads convoys through Afghanistan

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Adam Stanek, is the line of defense between his fellow Marines and improvised explosive devices.
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Photo: Staff Sgt. Ryan Vanterpool, 455th Expeditionary Aerial Port Squadron aerial porter, chains down a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle on a C-17A Globemaster III at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2013. Bagram has become a major hub for retrograde operations out of Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker/ Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Vanterpool, 455th Expeditionary Aerial Port Squadron aerial porter, chains down a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle on a C-17A Globemaster III aircraft on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2013.
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PHoto: A mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle passes beneath the rising sun at the outset of a combat logistics patrol launched by U.S. Marines assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Regional Command (Southwest) in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 22, 2013. Convoy crews commonly operate from sunup to sundown during logistics missions through the province's rugged terrain. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Paul Peterson/Released)

A mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle passes beneath the rising sun at the outset of a combat logistics patrol launched by U.S. Marines assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, Regional Command (Southwest) in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 22, 2013.
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CLR-2 Conducts Combat Logistics Patrol

U.S. Marines conduct a combat logistics patrol using a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle with mine roller attached in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 23, 2013.
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Photo: Lance Cpl. Kevin Romero looks for a suspected insurgent who had engaged the Marines from 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment while they were conducting a sweep of a compound near Patrol Base Boldak March 3. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Sgt Bobby J. Yarbrough

Join Marine Corps Sgt. Bobby Yarbrough as he recounts the first time he made enemy contact in Afghanistan……and experienced what it was like to come under fire.
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