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The U.S. Army’s 489th Engineer Battalion’s wood shop in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is turning out beautiful products and highly-skilled soldiers.
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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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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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The American flag is a prominent icon in the heart of what was once the World Trade Center in New York City, Sept. 15, 2001.
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Female soldiers assigned to the 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion conduct pre-mobilization training Aug. 10, 2012. The battalion deployed to Afghanistan in October 2012. (New York Army National Guard Courtesy photo)

Women will be able to fill 350 positions in the New York Army National Guard’s four combat battalions.
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