Corporal Matthew Padilla, an airframe mechanic with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 70, Marine Aircraft Group - Afghanistan, is administered his oath of enlistment by Gen. James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, following his meritorious promotion ceremony aboard Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, Sept. 6, 2014. Gen. Amos meritoriously promoted Padilla, a native of Littleton, Colo., to the rank of corporal during his final visit to Helmand province. Commandant, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps visit Marines, sailors in Helmand for final time 140906-M-ZE895-009

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Corporal Matthew Padilla, an airframe mechanic with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 70, Marine Aircraft Group - Afghanistan, is administered his oath of enlistment by Gen. James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, following his meritorious promotion ceremony aboard Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, Sept. 6, 2014. Gen. Amos meritoriously promoted Padilla, a native of Littleton, Colo., to the rank of corporal during his final visit to Helmand province. Commandant, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps visit Marines, sailors in Helmand for final time 140906-M-ZE895-009

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