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Memorial Day for Marines at Afghanistan’s Helmand post honors fallen warriors

Story by Master Sgt. Grady Fontana | 1st Marine Division | Date: 05.28.2012

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan—As the blistering sun sets, disappearing in the horizon, a solemn wind of silence breezes through the dusky sky along with the first hints of cool evening air here at this remotely located operating base in Helmand province at precisely 7:12 p.m., May 28, 2012.

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