Putting rounds down range: U.S. Marines with 2/4 fire their weapon systems during a deck shoot

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Stubblefield, a machine gunner with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Kinta, Oklahoma, fires his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire deck shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).
EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Stubblefield, a machine gunner with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Kinta, Oklahoma, fires his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire deck shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Stubblefield, a machine gunner with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Kinta, Oklahoma, fires his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire deck shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Stubblefield, a machine gunner with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Kinta, Oklahoma, reloads his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire deck shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).
EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Stubblefield, a machine gunner with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Kinta, Oklahoma, reloads his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire deck shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Stubblefield, a machine gunner with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Kinta, Oklahoma, fires his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire deck shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Stubblefield, a machine gunner with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Kinta, Oklahoma, fires his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a live-fire deck shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), distributes rounds to Marines about to zero their rifle prior to a live-fire shoot aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Cpl. Tyler Sawyer, an infantry Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Waucoma, Iowa, zeros his M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger ).

EAST CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2020) U.S. Marine Cpl. Tyler Sawyer, an infantry Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and a native of Waucoma, Iowa, observes his shot group aboard dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown, part of the America Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG), 31st MEU team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kolby Leger).