Dec 4, 2009

CAMP AL QA'IM, Iraq (August 18, 2005)- Cpl. Matt Orth, a 22-year-old scout sniper with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment stares down the scope of his M40 A3 sniper rifle. The Clearwater, Fla., native is credited with the longest kill of the current seven-month deployment. He killed an insurgent approximately 1,256 yards away in the city of Husaybah, Iraq. He also received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during and attack at Husaybah. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lucian Friel (RELEASED)

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