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April 15, 2016
 

Marines practice MCMAP aboard MCAS Miramar

Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. Michael Thorn

Sgt. Giovanny Mayer, center, a flight planner with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron and a Sylmar, Calif., native, leads a warm up with Marines before starting a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program course aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., April 5. The MCMAP courses by Mayer are designed for a variety of experience levels for any Marines interested in joining.




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