Relief in Place. FOB Geronimo, Nawa Province, Afghanistan. June 2010.

FORWARD OPERATING BASE GERONIMO, Helmand Province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ñ Col. Randall P. Newman, commanding officer, Regimental Combat Team 7, addresses the crowd at a transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Geronimo where 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, took over 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine RegimentÕs area of operations, June 6. ÒTo Lt. Col. [Matt] Baker and the team of 1/3, itÕs been a true honor to watch you work,Ó Newman said. ÒItÕs not without a great amount of effort, sacrifice, and blood, sweat and tears that progress is made in a fight like this. I appreciate every bit of what you guys have put forward.Ó (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Mark Fayloga)

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