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Lance Cpl. Jesiah D. Care, a motor transport operator with Marine Wing Support Squadron 272, unhooks a strap securing more than 2,500 gallons of jet propulsion fuel at a new forward arming and refueling point at Combat Outpost Ouellette in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, April 16. The forward arming and refueling point was recently constructed at the combat outpost to enable 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) to better support Marines and other coalition troops operating near Sangin, Afghanistan. “I enjoy convoying,” said Care, a native of Reading, Pa. “I like being out here supporting the mission.”

Photo by Cpl. Samantha H. Arrington

Marine trucker keeps fuel flowing for Wing in Afghanistan

20 Apr 2011 | Cpl. Samantha H. Arrington

Lance Cpl. Jesiah D. Care, a motor transport operator with Marine Wing Support Squadron 272, moved more than 2,500 gallons of jet propulsion fuel to a new forward arming and refueling point at Combat Outpost Ouellette in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, April 16. The forward arming and refueling point was recently constructed at the combat outpost to enable 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) to better support Marines and other coalition troops operating near Sangin, Afghanistan. “I enjoy convoying,” said Care, a native of Reading, Pa. “I like being out here supporting the mission.”

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