Face of Defense: Russian Orphan Finds Home in Marine Corps
By Marine Corps Sgt. James Mercure
Regimental Combat Team 6, 1st Marine Division
FORWARD OPERATING BASE WHITEHOUSE, Afghanistan, April 4, 2012 – Growing up in Russia, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sergey Huber had a rough childhood and knew he had to run away from his abusive father.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Sergey Huber shows off a bird he found in an abandoned compound during an operation in Urmoz, Afghanistan. Born in Russia, Huber lived in an orphanage for several years before being adopted and brought to America as a child. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. James Mercure