BEMBEREKE, Benin (June 16, 2009) – Lance Cpl. Maurice Martin, and infantry man with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division and Dawsonville, Ga. native shares his water with infantry man Lance Cpl. Bradley Joseph, a Greenville, Ala. native of the same unit after conducting a fire team rush during a joint U.S.-Benin live fire exercise in preparation for Exercise SHARED ACCORD 2009’s final field event. SHARED ACCORD is a scheduled, combined U.S.-Benin exercise designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nation’s military tactics, techniques and procedures. Humanitarian and civil affairs events run concurrent with the military training. The exercise is scheduled to conclude June 25. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jad Sleiman)

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