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1/6 Comm Marines overcome adverse terrain, conditions

10/14/2011 By Cpl. James Clark , 1st Battalion (1/6)

SANGIN DISTRICT, Helmand Province, Afghanistan — For many, they began their first deployment just two months ago. Now, for the first time, they are seeing the landscape of Afghanistan as they have come to know it from story and rumor. The Marines of Communications Platoon, Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, have made their way to Patrol Base Alcatraz, and their first order of business is rapidly establishing communications for the battalion.

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