Jul 19, 2006

Marines with Camp Taqaddum's personnel retrieval and processing detachment load a flag draped transfer case, used to protect the remains of service members, into a waiting C-130 airplane during an evacuation process, July 19, 2006. An evacuation process is a small remembrance service and the first leg of the journey back to the United States. The mission of PRP is to inventory the personal effects, identify the types of wounds sustained, and prepare the remains for transportation to Dover Air Force Base. "It's a job we do with respect, and it is an honor to give respect to our fallen brothers and sisters," said Marine Cpl. Jose D. James, a serving with the 1st Marine Logistics Group's PRP detachment. The detachment is comprised of mostly reserve Marines from multiple different military occupations.(Official USMC photograph by Cpl. Stephen Holt. 060720-M-0293H-005. Released.)

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1st Marine Logistics Group