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IAR wins over skeptical Marine infantrymen

By Gina Cavallaro - Staff writer
Posted : Tuesday Jul 19, 2011 10:54:48 EDT

GARMSER, Afghanistan — Lance Cpl. Kendrick Johnson used to carry around the 22-pound M249 Squad Automatic Weapon. During patrols, he said, being so weighed down “really sucked.” But after five hours on the move, his arms would get used to it.

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