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Latest photos from the 24th MEU

Oct 24, 2008

Marines from 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, remembered 1st Lt. Jason Mann, platoon commander, and Cpl William Cooper, scout sniper, in a ceremony Oct. 24. They both died during the unit's seven-month deployment to southern Afghanistan. Mann received a Navy Commendation Medal with a Combat Valor attachment. Cooper received a Bronze Star with a Combat Valor attachment for his leadership and actions against the ambushing Taliban fighters who eventually took his life. (Official Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton) ::r::::n::::r::::n::

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