The Marines have done marvelous work in Afghanistan, but that is not without cost.
Every day, Marines risk life and limb to protect this country and thousands have been lost in the struggle to destroy terrorism and more specifically the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.
Below is a compilation of some of the most intense moments that were caught on camera by Marines on the front lines of the fight against the Taliban.
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