All-Female Marine Team in Afghanistan

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U.S. Marine Sgt. Monica Perez, of San Diego, Calif., left, helps Lance Cpl. Mary Shloss of Hammond, Ind. putting on her head scarf before heading out on a patrol with Golf Company, 2nd Batallion, 3rd Regiment of the 2nd MEB, 2nd MEF, in the village of Khwaji Jamal in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. Perez and Shloss are members of the Female Engagement Team whose mission is to engage with local Afghan women. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)