Louie Palu, Garmsir Marines
Louie Palu, Garmsir Marines

Sep 05, 2008 – Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Marine Joshua Wycka age 21who is part of Alpha Company of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Battle Landing Team (BLT) 1/6, after a patrol in Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan at Forward Operating Base Apache North. Located in Southern Helmand Province, Garmsir has been a haven for insurgents for the last several years. Earlier this year the Marines cleared the area after a period of heavy fighting. Joshua is from Plant City FL and has done a tour in Iraq in addition to this tour.
(Credit Image: © Louie Palu/ZUMA Press)