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Photo: Sgt. Carlos Arguello, a drill instructor with Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, engages in Marine Corps push ups with Team East during the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl practice at Fullerton College Jan. 2, 2014. The bowl game will take place at The StubHub Center and will be aired live on Fox Sports 1 Network Jan. 5 2014, 6-8 p.m. PST/9:30-11:00 p.m. EST. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stanley Cao/Released)

Marine Corps Sgt. Carlos Arguello engages in Marine Corps push-ups with Team East during the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl practice on Fullerton College in Fullerton, Calif., Jan. 2, 2014.
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Photo: Cpl. Michael Mathisen, assigned to the "Checkerboards" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312, cleans the canopy of an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Dec. 29 in the Gulf of Oman. Harry S. Truman, flagship for the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, supporting theater security cooperation efforts and supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Karl Anderson/Released)

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Michael Mathisen cleans the canopy of an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) underway in the Gulf of Oman, Dec. 29, 2013.
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Master Sgt. Cory Paskavan, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Maritime Raid Force platoon sergeant, reenlists at 10,000 feet above sea level during a parachute operation during Exercise Eagle Reslove over Qatar, April 26, 2013. Eagle Resolve is an annual multilateral exercise designed to enhance regional cooperative defense efforts in the Gulf Cooperation Council nations and U.S. Central Command. The 26th MEU is deployed to the 5th Fleet area of operations aboard the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group. The 26th MEU operates continuously across the globe, providing the president and unified combatant commanders with a forward-deployed, sea-based quick reaction force. The MEU is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force capable of conducting amphibious operations, crisis response and limited contingency operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone/Released)

The Marine Corps Social Media Team takes a look back at 2013 and the moments that captured the spirit of Corps throughout the year.
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Photo: A NATO service member sits in the back of a CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 (HMH-462) at Forward Operating Base Price, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Gabriela Garcia/Released)

A NATO service member sits in the back of a CH-53E Super Stallion at Forward Operating Base Price, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2013.
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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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