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150317-N-ZZ145-8358.jpg Photo By: Cpl. Michael R. McMaugh

May 19, 2021
Kaffajiyah, Al Anbar, Iraq - 051229-M-8530M-016 Kaffajiyah, Iraq (Dec. 29, 2005) - A multi-purpose wheeled vehicle attached to Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment posts security, while dismounted personnel conduct a presence patrol through the city during Operation Red Bull. The Marines are deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) to conduct counter-insurgency operations to isolate and neutralize anti-Iraqi forces, support the continued development of Iraqi Security Force, support Iraqi reconstruction and democratic elections and to facilitate the creation of a secure environment that enables Iraqi self-reliance and self-governance. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michael R. McMaugh (RELEASED)


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