Thundering 3/4 Builds Rapport on Patrols

PATROL BASE SHARK, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan – A Marine With 3rd battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, receives a pink rose from a local child during a recent patrol. She seemed to pay no mind to the men carrying rifles and wearing full protective gear. The Marine later said it was an emotional moment because it brought back memories of his own daughter.

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