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1st Battalion 3rd Marines simulate operation Gothic Serpent

by U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ricky S. Gomez
Date Taken: 12.10.2016 | Date Posted: 12.10.2016 22:50

U.S. Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment during a simulation of operation Gothic Serpent aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Dec. 10, 2016. Operation Gothic Serpent was a military operation conducted by U.S. special operations forces with the primary mission of capturing faction leader Mohamed Farrah Aidid. The operation occured in Somalia, Africa from August to October 1993 and was supervised by the Joint Special Operation Command.

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