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MEU MARINES TRAIN FOR JUNGLE COMBAT

By Lance Cpl. Carl King, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit
15 Jan 2016

CAMP HANSEN OKINAWA, Japan -- His bulky, brown pack soaked in rain water made it a challenge to walk up the already steep hills of the jungle. His shoulders ached in a constant, annoying pain from the weight of the pack. The mud under his feet made him slip and fall every 100 steps. Through all these tangible problems and an array of intangibles, the Marine kept his composure and focused on the mission at hand – to locate, close with and destroy his enemy.

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