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Louie Palu 
U.S. Marine Gysgt. Carlos "OJ" Orjuela age 31, Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. 
[Garmsir Marines] 
2008, 5 September 
  
Archival inkjet print 
20 x 24 ins / 40 x 60 ins 
  
Provided by the artist - Louie Palu 
 
LL/43285 
  
Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan - U.S. Marine Gysgt. Carlos "OJ" Orjuela age 31who is part of Alpha Company of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Battle Landing Team (BLT) 1/6, after riding in a convoy 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. Carlos is from New Jersey and has done one tour in Iraq in addition to this tour.
 
"Garmsir Marines" is a series of portraits of US Marines taken after some of the heaviest fighting of the war in Afghanistan located in Helmand Province.
 
Held the following collections: George Eastman House, Houston Museum of Fine Arts and private collections. 
 

 
  
 
  
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