We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for December 12, 2013


Sailors lay to rest 19 individuals during a burial at sea ceremony aboard the Multipurpose Amphibious Assault Ship USS Bataan off the East Coast Dec. 7, 2013. The 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit and Bataan Amphibious Ready Group are currently taking part in the Composite Training Unit Exercise in preparation for their scheduled 2014 deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility to serve as a sea-based, expeditionary crisis response force capable of conducting amphibious missions across the full range of military operations.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Manuel A. Estrada/Released)

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