Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Photo for the Day - October 21, 2009

* Photo for the Day * U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jonathan Taylor, with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, provides security for a helicopter carrying Brig. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie on Forward Operating Base Cherokee in the Helmand province of Afghanistan Oct. 15, 2009. McKenzie, deputy to Dutch navy Rear Adm. Matthieu Borsboom, the deputy chief of staff for stability, International Security Assistance Force - Afghanistan, is leaving the base after visiting with the unit’s Marines. The Marines are assigned to one of the combat elements of Regimental Combat Team 3, whose mission is to conduct counterinsurgency operations in partnership with the Afghan National Security Forces in southern Afghanistan.
DoD photo by Sgt. Freddy G. Cantu, U.S. Marine Corps

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