Dec 14, 2008

Cpl. Emilio Avalos, 20, from El Paso, Texas, shaves the edge off a brace that holds the newly erected wooden hut wall in place while Lance Cpl. Benjamin I. Cook, 19, from North Vernon, Ind., steadies the ladder. Both Marines are combat engineers with General Support Platoon, Company B, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5. The engineers built the wooden hut near the city of Haqlaniyah, Iraq, Dec 14, to benefit the Iraqi Security Forces who will be living in them while manning the nearby Traffic Control Point. ::r::::n::

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