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Marine Sgt. James Mercure is a public affairs sergeant deployed to Afghanistan with the I Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd), Regimental Combat Team 6, Regional Command Southwest
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  • Marines soon see the last SAW

    Marines soon see the last SAW

    The SAW has seen action since 1984 and has protected Marines since. Replaced by an automatic rifle of similar size and weight of the M16A4 service rifle already issued to rank and file Marines, the familiarity with the new weapon is almost instant.