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Marines find meaning, order in combat-zone life

By Christopher Torchia - The Associated Press
Posted : Monday Sep 26, 2011 12:59:20 EDT

FORWARD OPERATING BASE JACKSON, Afghanistan — An American in uniform stands near a landing zone at about 2 a.m., moonlight framing his features, and talks about dead and maimed men he knows. His flight out isn’t until next month, and he is counting the days.

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