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10/31/2011

RACING COMPETITION

Participants in the 36th annual Marine Corps Marathon compete in the wheelchair category in Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 2011. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kuande Hall

10/31/2011

MARATHON INJURY

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Daniel Hohman treats a Marine with a foot injury during the Marine Corps Marathon Forward on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2011. More than 300 coalition service members participated in the 26.2-mile event. Hohman is a flight surgeon with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl Bryan Nygaard

10/31/2011

RECOGNIZED FOR ACTIONS

U.S. Army Pfc. Laura Lefler is one one of 12 service members to receive recognition in Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2011, for actions they took Oct. 26 when their convoy was ambushed twice while traveling through Afghanistan's Tangi Valley. The team successfully overcame a 45-minute complex attack in which insurgents used rocket propelled grenades, small arms fire and improvised explosive devices. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Fahey

10/12/2011

RECOGNITION FOR ACTIONS

U.S. Army Pfc. Laura Lefler is one of 12 service members to receive recognition in Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2011, for actions they took Oct. 26 when their convoy was ambushed twice while traveling through Afghanistan's Tangi Valley. The team overcame a 45-minute complex attack in which insurgents used rocket propelled grenades, small arms fire and improvised explosive devices. U.S. navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Fahey

10/31/2011

LEATHERNECK WIN

British Army Capt. Frazer Alexander takes in his win as he leaves the finish line of the Marine Corps Marathon Forward on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2011. Alexander was the overall winner of the marathon and finished in 2 hours and 49 minutes. More than 300 coalition service members participated in the 26.2-mile race, an annual event on Camp Leatherneck since 2009. Alexander is a vehicle maintenance officer with 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards. U.S. Marine Corp photo by Cpl. Bryan Nygaard

10/31/2011

SECURING PALLETS

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Guttenberg Diehl, left, and Senior Airman Raquel Marshall band and secure pallets of humanitarian supplies on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 29 2011, to support Turkey-led relief efforts following a recent earthquake in Van province, Turkey. The U.S. Defense Department has tasked U.S. European Command to airlift relief supplies to Van province at the request of the Turkish government. Diehl and Marshall are traffic management journeymen assigned to the 86th Logistics U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chenzira Mallory

10/31/2011

TURKEY ASSIST

U.S. aircrew perform preflight checks in a C-130J Super Hercules before leaving Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Oct. 29, 2011. The C-130J was taking blankets, cots and tents to victims of a recent earthquake in northeastern Turkey. The U.S. crew is assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Wilson

10/31/2011

PATHUM FLOODING

A U.S. Marine Corps aerial photo shows flood waters during a 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force humanitarian assistance survey team's assessment of Pathum Thani near Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 28, 2011. The team surveyed the flood damage in Thailand to assess the need for the unit's support of humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts. The floods affected more than 61 provinces and 8.2 million people during an abnormal monsoon season. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert J. Maurer

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