U.S. Marine Cpl. Joshua Wycka, age 21, who is part of Alpha Company of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 1/6, after a patrol in Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, at Forward Operating Base Apache North. Located in Southern Helmand Province, Garmsir has been a haven for insurgents for the last several years. In early 2008, the Marines cleared the area after a period of heavy fighting. Cpl. Wycka is from Plant City, Florida, and has also done a tour of Iraq.