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Portland Marine engages enemy, leads team to safety

Story by Cpl. Adam Leyendecker | Regional Command Southwest | Date: 04.29.2011

FORWARD OPERATING BASE PAYNE, Afghanistan – For much of their deployment, Marines of 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion have found an insurgent force which was reluctant to fight them toe to toe. Rather, the enemy has relied more on improvised explosive devices and indirect fire.

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