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Thursday, September 14, 2006

On duty in Iraq


Joshua Simonson, a 22-year-old corporal from Bellingham in L Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, is shown on duty in Iraq in a picture posted recently on the Marine Corps News website.


The picture shows Simonson, a squad leader, watching over Iraqi women and children on a rooftop east of Fallujah.

Simonson is serving a seven-month deployment in the Habbaniyah area under Regimental Combat Team 5.

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