Many of you know about Combat Correspondents (photojournalists) in the U.S. military and the great work that they do.

However, perhaps you haven’t seen some of the most recent photos from correspondents embedded with the U.S. Marine Corps. The following images, compiled by Business Insider’s Geoffrey Ingersoll, from January, February, and March 2013 are so good, we thought they were worth a post:

Firefight in Afghanistan

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin

Marines Practice Tactical Breaching

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Long

Marines Diving From a KC130

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Todd Michalek

The Much Beloved Osprey

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone.

U.S. Marine Bulldog (in Waiting)

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez.

M-1 Series Rifle Ammo. Comes in Strips of 10

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye.

Yes, Marines Drinking Snake Blood. Because.

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Troyer/Released.

Always Faithful

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kevin Maynard.

Mountain Warfare Training

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Kasey Peacock.

Marines Head for Cover During a Firefight

Marine Photographers Capture Compelling Images of U.S. Marines in 2013

U.S.Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Garcia.

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Featured image U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kevin Maynard.