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Sep 5, 2009

Lance Cpl. Eric Sanchez teaches Lance Cpl. Alex Messick the language of Pashtu at night outside of their living area at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. Before joining the Marine Corps, Sanchez studied Pashtu and Farsi while attending college. Both Marines are intelligence analysts with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment’s intelligence section and are participating in Exercise Mojave Viper pre-deployment training.

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