US Marines Protect Vital Kajaki Dam
U.S. Marines (L to R) Sgt. Robert Carnes of Lockport, NY, Cpl. Vincent Garcia Jr. of Pasco, WA, Cpl. Zachary Weber of Mt. Healthy, OH and Cpl. Courtney Brown of St. Petersburg, FL with India Battery, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment reflect on the loss of Marine LCpl. Francisco Jackson of Elizabeth, NJ as they escort his remains to a helicopter landing pad at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Zeebrugge on October 19, 2010 in Kajaki, Afghanistan. Jackson was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) while on patrol near the FOB earlier in the day. The Marines of India Battery, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment are responsible for securing the area near the Kajaki Dam on the Helmand River.
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