Joseph Giordono © Stars and StripesCAMP PELELIEU, Kuwait, February, 2003: Marines from Company B, 8th Engineer Support Battalion struggle to connect a top panel of a bridge during training at Camp Pelelieu. The training anticipated an eventual move into the bogs and marshes around the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in southern Iraq, where Iraqi forces might destroy bridges and roads as they retreated.

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