Infantrymen stand by ready to assist during Afghan election runoff

Corporal Mark Rood, cyber network operator, Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, maintains network connectivity during a mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 13, 2014. Rood, a native of Doylestown, Penn., along with a platoon of infantrymen, provided security at Patrol Base Ouellette, an Afghan National Army controlled-base, during the Afghanistan presidential runoff elections. While International Security Assistance Force stood ready to support as needed, the elections were entirely Afghan led and Afghan conducted.Cpl. Joseph Scanlan

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