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On 07 May 2006, Marines of 3D Battalion, 8th Marines participate in the sandbag program, which is strictly enforced and regulated by the food sevice specialists, in an effort to help aid the reconstruction and fortification of various observation sites in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. The high demand of sandbags is due to recent damages to posts, caused by enemy forces. 3/8 Marines are currently deployed with IMEF (FWD) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Al Anbar province of Iraq (MNF-W) to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through demographic government reforms, and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. USMC Photo by LCpl. William L. Dubose III 060507-M-9529D-013 (RELEASED)

Photo by LCPL. WILLIAM L. DUBOSE III

Marines fill sandbags to fill bellies

11 May 2006 | Lance Cpl. William L. Dubose III

Marines with 3rd Battlion, 8th Marine Regiment participate in the “sandbag program.” The note on the chair reads “One meal = One sandbag.” The program is strictly enforced and regulated by the food service specialists in an effort to help aid the reconstruction and fortification of various observation sites in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.  The high demand of sandbags is due to recent damages to posts, caused by enemy forces. 3/8 is currently deployed with I Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Al Anbar province of Iraq.






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