Dec 30, 2010

U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Josef Patterson, 3rd Platoon, platoon commander, and Sgt. David “Bibi” Castillo, 2nd Squad, squad leader, both with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, discuss plans to advance their squad through a danger area during a patrol in Sangin District, Dec. 30. Danger areas are open spaces where no cover or concealment is available and the Marines are vulnerable to enemy fire.

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