In which one intrepid Marine meets a camel


Lance Cpl. Steven Finlayson, a team leader with Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, pauses before returning to Forward Operating Base Geronimo after providing security in Nawa, Afghanistan, on Nov. 17. (Photo by Sgt. Mark Fayloga/Marine Corps)

Sometimes, Battle Rattle aims to take on big-time issues. We cover the hardships that grunts face downrange, for example, or we offer a tip of the cap to heroes no longer with us.

This is not one of those blog entries. Nope, this time I simply want to say the following:

 Dude, that’s a pretty cool photo of a Marine and a camel.


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I'm a senior writer with Marine Corps Times, covering ground warfare, manpower, weapons acquisition and other beats. I embedded in Afghanistan in spring 2010, and plan to return at least once in 2011.

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