Sgt. Rick Keller provides security inside a compound in Marja.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Rick Keller, a scout sniper with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, provides security inside a compound in Marja, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Feb. 16, 2010. The Marines took shelter inside the compound after clearing it of insurgents and improvised explosive devices. Marines and Afghan National Army soldiers are conducting Operation Moshtarak to remove the Taliban from the town.