Rooftop Rifleman

A Private First Class rifleman with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, holds security from a rooftop during counterinsurgency training on Marine Corps Base Hawaii. 

This 21-year-old Marine infantryman from Atlanta is preparing for the month-long Mojave Viper exercise held at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms before deploying to Afghanistan’s Helmand province in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Photographer: Corporal Reece Lodder
Date: August 15, 2011
Location: Mokapu Peninsula, O'ahu
Orientation: Horizontal/Landscape
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