U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Callahan

As U.S.-backed Syrian Defense Forces clear ground around Raqqa, recently liberating roughly 386 square miles from Islamic State control, a Marine artillery battery is hard at work, shelling the ever-living crap of out of ISIS.

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Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Zachery C. Laning

During a recent mission to Syria, Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit fired off upward of 4,500 rounds of ammunition against ISIS, 11th MEU spokesman Maj. Craig Thomas told reporters on May 24.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Callahan

A contingent of artillery Marines recently arrived in Syria to support friendly forces isolating Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State, according to Marine Corps Times.

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The flagship of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group returned to San Diego on Monday after seven months at sea, capping a deployment that included landing Marine artillery in war-torn Syria.

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Editor’s Note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

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