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2D MAW Photos

Jul 8, 2016

Sgt. James Metzgar crawls through a field with his gear during the four-and-a-half mile endurance course of a Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor Course at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., July 1, 2016. The endurance course was the culminating event of three weeks of physical, mental, and character challenges Marines assigned to Marine Wing Communications Squadron 28 completed to earn their instructor tabs. MCMAP is a combat system that trains Marines in the art of hand-to-hand and close quarters combat techniques while building morale and teamwork. This MCMAP instructor course was conducted by the unit to certify Marines with the responsibility of instructing and training Marines in MCMAP. Metzgar is a cyber-network operator assigned to MWCS-28, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. N.W. Huertas/Released)

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