U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171 fire the M2 machine gun at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 13, 2020. MWSS-171 trained with various weapon systems and field equipment as part of unit-level training. The training is held annually in order to increase the squadron’s combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson Ricker)
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MWSS-171 train in Fuji with the M2

U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171 fire the M2 machine gun at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 13, 2020. MWSS-171 trained with various weapon systems and field equipment as part of unit-level training. The training is held annually in order to increase the squadron’s combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson [Read More …]

SEA OF JAPAN (Mar. 25, 2020) Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Elizabeth Dupre fires a .50 caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (DDG 89). Mustin is underway conducting operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific while assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cody Beam)
U.S. Navy

Bayou Chicot Sailor Conducts Live-Fire Exercise

SEA OF JAPAN (Mar. 25, 2020) Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Elizabeth Dupre fires a .50 caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (DDG 89). Mustin is underway conducting operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific while assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and [Read More …]

200317-N-KW492-0529 PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 17, 2020) Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Jimmie Ledford, from Eau Claire, Wis., fires an M2HB .50-caliber machine gun during live-fire weapons training aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67). Shiloh is forward deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryre Arciaga)
U.S. Navy

USS Shiloh Live Fire (CG 67)

200317-N-KW492-0529 PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 17, 2020) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Jimmie Ledford, from Eau Claire, Wis., fires an M2HB .50-caliber machine gun during live-fire weapons training aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67). Shiloh is forward deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, assigned to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), fire a M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun during a live fire range in Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a quick reaction force, prepared to deploy a variety of capabilities across the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Rhita Daniel)
U.S. Marine Corps

Big Gun, Big Fun

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, assigned to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), fire a M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun during a live fire range in Kuwait, Feb. 19, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a quick reaction force, prepared to deploy a variety of capabilities across the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. [Read More …]

U.S. Army M2 Bradleys wait to be loaded onto American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Endurance for DEFENDER Europe-20 on Feb. 7, 2020 in Savannah, Ga. The Bradleys belong to 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga. Exercise DEFENDER-Europe 20 is the deployment of a division-size combat-credible force from the United States to Europe. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Daniel Alkana, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
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3rd Infantry Division conducts convoy operations in support of DEFENDER -Europe 20

U.S. Army M2 Bradleys wait to be loaded onto American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Endurance for DEFENDER Europe-20 on Feb. 7, 2020 in Savannah, Ga. The Bradleys belong to 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga. Exercise DEFENDER-Europe 20 is the deployment of a division-size combat-credible force from the United States to Europe. (U.S. Army [Read More …]