Expended 5.56 mm ammunition casings accumulate as Pfc. Ricardo Alanizanaya, assigned to Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, fires a M249 light machine gun during live-fire qualification at Grezelka range on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 20, 2020. The Soldiers honed their marksmanship skills by identifying and engaging multiple targets at varying distances. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)
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‘3 Geronimo’ paratroopers qualify on M249 light machine guns at JBER

Expended 5.56 mm ammunition casings accumulate as Pfc. Ricardo Alanizanaya, assigned to Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, fires a M249 light machine gun during live-fire qualification at Grezelka range on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 20, 2020. The Soldiers honed their marksmanship skills by identifying [Read More …]

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, sets an M240B machine gun onto a tri-pod in preparation of a live-fire machine gun range in Setermoen, Norway, Feb. 7, 2020. The range was used to sustain Marines’ combat marksmanship and lethality while forward deployed. MRF-E focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, and military-to-military engagements, which enhance overall interoperability of the U.S. Marine Corps with allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin X. Toledo)
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Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.1 live-fire machine gun range in Setermoen, Norway

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 20.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, sets an M240B machine gun onto a tri-pod in preparation of a live-fire machine gun range in Setermoen, Norway, Feb. 7, 2020. The range was used to sustain Marines’ combat marksmanship and lethality while forward deployed. MRF-E focuses on regional engagements throughout Europe by conducting various exercises, [Read More …]