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Navy Lt. Michael W. Pruitt, 34, battalion surgeon, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5, examines a 5-year-old Sudanese girlâ??s mouth during a medical engagement in western al-Anbar province, Iraq, Aug. 25. The Sudanese refugees originally came to Baghdad, Iraq, approximately 20 years ago to pursue a better education and occupation to help their families. For the past three years, they have been living in the desert in tents. Coalition forces and Iraqi Security Forces make regular visits to check on the refugees. The community is slated to be relocated to a more established and safer area in the future. - Navy Lt. Michael W. Pruitt, 34, battalion surgeon, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5, examines a 5-year-old Sudanese girlâ??s mouth during a medical engagement in western al-Anbar province, Iraq, Aug. 25. The Sudanese refugees originally came to Baghdad, Iraq, approximately 20 years ago to pursue a better education and occupation to help their families. For the past three years, they have been living in the desert in tents. Coalition forces and Iraqi Security Forces make regular visits to check on the refugees. The community is slated to be relocated to a more established and safer area in the future.

FALLUJAH, Iraq (Aug. 27, 2008) – Sheik Hamid Ahmad Hashim al-Alwani, chairman of the Fallujah City Council, speaks to members of the Iraqi media about the delivery of 35 generators throughout the city, Aug. 27. The generator project was put together by Fallujah City Council members and Civil Affairs Team 2, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, in direct support of 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines. Sheik Hamid said he was grateful that the generators, which will service more than 100 homes each, arrived in time for the hotter portion of the summer and for Ramadan. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Chris Lyttle) (RELEASED)::r::::n:: ::r::::n:: - FALLUJAH, Iraq (Aug. 27, 2008) – Sheik Hamid Ahmad Hashim al-Alwani, chairman of the Fallujah City Council, speaks to members of the Iraqi media about the delivery of 35 generators throughout the city, Aug. 27. The generator project was put together by Fallujah City Council members and Civil Affairs Team 2, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, in direct support of 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines. Sheik Hamid said he was grateful that the generators, which will service more than 100 homes each, arrived in time for the hotter portion of the summer and for Ramadan. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Chris Lyttle) (RELEASED)::r::::n:: ::r::::n::

RAMADI, Iraq - Marines and sailors from 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 1, take part in a three-mile formation run in honor of fallen comrades August 24. “Recently, we came together as a unit to run for our fallen comrades in an event called ‘Run for the Fallen,’” said Gunnery Sgt. Frederick White, the Headquarters and Service Company gunnery sergeant for the battalion, who helped coordinate the run. “We lost two of our Marines over here, and we just wanted to take time to pay tribute to them.” (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Casey Jones) (RELEASED) - RAMADI, Iraq - Marines and sailors from 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 1, take part in a three-mile formation run in honor of fallen comrades August 24. “Recently, we came together as a unit to run for our fallen comrades in an event called ‘Run for the Fallen,’” said Gunnery Sgt. Frederick White, the Headquarters and Service Company gunnery sergeant for the battalion, who helped coordinate the run. “We lost two of our Marines over here, and we just wanted to take time to pay tribute to them.” (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Casey Jones) (RELEASED)

Injecting an illumination round into the chamber of a M-777 Howitzer, Lance Cpls. Justin R. Burch (left), and Kristopher A. Bowers, both cannoneers with Mike Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5, ensure the round is properly inserted during an illumination round shoot at Patrol Base El Dorado, Iraq, Aug. 23. When not illuminating the night sky, the battery has engaged in combat patrols through the city of Rutbah. Mike Battery is a reserve artillery battery based out of Chattanooga, Tenn., and attached to 2nd LAR Bn.::r::::n:: - Injecting an illumination round into the chamber of a M-777 Howitzer, Lance Cpls. Justin R. Burch (left), and Kristopher A. Bowers, both cannoneers with Mike Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5, ensure the round is properly inserted during an illumination round shoot at Patrol Base El Dorado, Iraq, Aug. 23. When not illuminating the night sky, the battery has engaged in combat patrols through the city of Rutbah. Mike Battery is a reserve artillery battery based out of Chattanooga, Tenn., and attached to 2nd LAR Bn.::r::::n::

Reel: U.S. Marines breach, clear buildings
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A social media reel created to highlight U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Division training during various exercises to conduct urban operations Jan. 20, 2023. Marines with 1st Marine Division maintain lethality by training in any situation, be it in the air, on land, or on sea. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Frank Webb)

A social media reel created to highlight U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Division training during various exercises to conduct urban operations Jan. 20, 2023. Marines with 1st Marine Division maintain lethality by training in any situation, be it in the air, on land, or on sea. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Frank Webb)

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