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Marine company's security reflects on town's safety

17 Aug 2006 | Lance Cpl. Ray Lewis

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class John S. Cope, a 27-year-old hospital corpsman from Westerville, Ohio, patrols back from a vehicle checkpoint in Sadiquiyah, Iraq, Aug. 17. Cope and Marines of I Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment set up VCPs to deter insurgents from transporting weapons in vehicles. Cope is currently serving a seven-month deployment in the Habbaniyah area under Regimental Combat Team 5.