U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lucian Friel/Released 070402-m-4224f-001.jpg
Apr 2, 2007
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.- Lance Cpl. Michael Christiano, a Marine with 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, hugs his father after returning from a seven-month deployment to western Iraq. The battalion conducted counter-insurgency operations in the southwest region of the Al Anbar province of Iraq. This was their third deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lucian Friel (RELEASED)
No camera details available.
This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release.
If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit.
Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other
DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at
which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and
trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings
regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.