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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Garry J. Welch/Released 110708-M-2155E-001.jpg
Jul 8, 2011
Sgt. Todd J. Martin, machine gunner and assistant section leader, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, pets a koala bear while on a liberty trip on his first day in Australia. Marines and Sailors of the 31st MEU are here preparing for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011, a bilateral exercise designed to increase interoperability, flexibility, and readiness between Australia and the U.S. This exercise and training helps to maintain peace and stability in the Pacific region.
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