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Marines with Reconnaissance Platoon, Battalion Landing

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Marines with Reconnaissance Platoon, Battalion Landing Team 3/5, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 15th MEU, arrive at the USS Arizona Memorial before diving to see the sunken vessel, Sept. 19. The swift, silent and deadly divers used the time to sharpen their skills and qualify for some of the unique missions the Marines could be called upon to conduct during the deployment. They viewed USS Arizona Memorial from a unique vantage point of the and simultaneously earned an open-circuit dive qualification. An open-circuit dive is similar to recreational diving since the Marines use oxygen tanks. (Photo courtesy of Capt. Drew MacDougall, USMC)

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19/09/2012
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