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
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Christopher O’Quin
Marines Practice Tactical Breaching
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Long
Marines Diving From a KC130
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Todd Michalek
The Much Beloved Osprey
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher Q. Stone.
U.S. Marine Bulldog (in Waiting)
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez.
M-1 Series Rifle Ammo. Comes in Strips of 10
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kowshon Ye.
Yes, Marines Drinking Snake Blood. Because.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Troyer/Released.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kevin Maynard.
Mountain Warfare Training
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Kasey Peacock.
Marines Head for Cover During a Firefight
U.S.Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mark Garcia.
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Featured imageU.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kevin Maynard.