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Flag for the fallen, 2006
October 5, 2016
Charlie Coon ©Stars and StripesIraq, November, 2006: Lance Cpl. Jesse Beam, of Newport News, Va., irons a flag that will be placed over a transfer case carrying a deceased servicemember on a flight back to the United States. Beam is assigned to Personnel Retrieval and Processing Detachment, 1st Marines Logistics Group at Camp Taqaddum, Iraq.
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