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Photo: Marine March

Hires_140118-M-BQ183-001Marined Corps Capt. David Kucirka leads a group of Marines during a hike with 90-pound packs at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, Calif., Jan. 19, 2014. To gain an expeditionary mindset, Marines and sailors conducted a 10-day field exercise, which included walking through rugged terrain with extreme elevation changes. Kucirka is an intelligence officer assigned to the 2nd Marine Division's 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cushman