Defense & National Security

Marines take machine gunners course

Marines take machine gunners course
(Marine photo)

Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion gained valuable combat skills through practical application exercises, classroom instruction, and live-fire ranges during the eight day non-infantry machine gunners course offered by 1st Marine Division Schools. The Marines learned the specific characteristics and proper implementation of the M240, M249, Mk 19 and .50 Caliber machine gun. (U.S. Marine Corps Video by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Boynes)

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