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Reserves Guard Tons of Ordnance;

Civilian Skills Help Marines Adapt in War Zone

Story by Cpl. Joel A. Chaverri

Scanning the desert landscape through binoculars, 24-year-old Birmingham, Ala., native Cpl. Myron A. Fisher, personnel clerk, Company K, Security Battalion, 4th Low-Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, stands high atop a guard tower at ammunition supply point "Flea" located outside of Al Asad, Iraq, Oct. 07. The reserves of Company K are responsible for guarding and destroying over 300 tons of unexploded ordnance.  Photo by Cpl. Joel A.Chaverri

AL ASAD, Iraq -- On the outskirts of the air base here lays an old ammunition supply point formerly used by the former Iraqi armed forces.



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