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Marines become leaders at austere combat outpost

Story by Cpl. Samantha H. Arrington | 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) | Date: 04.23.2011

COMBAT OUTPOST OUELLETTE, Afghanistan - By the light of a full Afghan moon, a handful of young Marines are hard at work. They lay a thick plastic liner over a hollow square. When finished, they will have created a container for more than 40,000 gallons of jet fuel – extending the range for Marine helicopters supporting ground troops near Sangin, Afghanistan.

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