Oct 5, 2011

The traditional battlefield memorial cross, a statue of a rifle, combat boots and identification tags, symbolizing the sacrifice made by fallen Marines, stands on display during a memorial service for fallen members of 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Oct. 5, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Next to each of the statues stood a portrait by which their fellow Marines could remember the faces of the men who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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