Night Patrol

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Marine photo / Cpl. Ed Galo

Marines with Scout Sniper Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, Regimental Combat Team 6, leave a compound in Agha Ahmad, Helmand province, on Aug. 27. The Marines were out collecting intelligence on the Taliban as part of Operation Helmand Viper.

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Andy Wisniewski
Andy Wisniewski

Caption is probably misleading Scout Sniper Platoons are subordinate to the Battalion not companies, though the Platoon as a whole may indeed be temporarily attached to Alpha Company it is more likely a few members are of 1/1 scout snipers were attached to A company at the time of this photo

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