Jan 27, 2005

AR RAMADI Iraq (June 27, 2005) - Lance Cpl. Benjamin L. Griffith, a machine gunner and instructor with the Combine Action Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, tells a member of Iraqi Security Forces to remember his patrol fundamentals during a patrol in the city here June 26 with Company C Marines. Griffith, a 21-year-old from Cassoday, Kan., leads newly trained members of the ISF on missions in the city to hone their military skills. The 2002 Flint Hill High School graduate conducts daily missions in the city with his ISF counterparts. Griffith and eight ISF accompany squads with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines. Photo by: Cpl. Tom Sloan

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