We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for November 25, 2013


Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment Reconnaissance, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and French Army and Navy personnel conduct combined parachute operations in Djibouti Nov. 13, 2013. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Jared Padula/Released.

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