Lance Cpl. Gabriel Nelson, an assaultman with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, and a native of Thornton, Colorado, provides security from a patrol base during a mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 6, 2014. The company conducted disruption operations in a known Taliban bed-down location for two days. During the previous mission May 29, the company discovered a drug production lab and removed more than one metric ton of narcotics from the battlefield.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Scanlan / released) Marines confiscate more than one metric ton of narcotics in Helmand province, Afghanistan 140617-M-OM885-771