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'Every Marine a rifleman,' some push for machine-gunner

Lance Cpl. Alejandro Pena (left), an air traffic control communication technician serving with Marine Air Control Squadron 1, and Cpl. Juan Quijadamadrio, a supply warehouse clerk serving with Marine Air Support Squadron 3, assemble the Mk-19 grenade launcher as other members of their squad do push-ups during a physical training competition as part of the non-infantry machine gunner’s course at 1st Marine Division Schools here, Jan. 9, 2013. The students of the course split into two squads. This portion of the training simulated the physical and mental strains of maintaining the weapon system in a stressful environment. While two members disassembled the weapon systems, the remainder of the squad gave pointers while conducting various exercises. (Official United States Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney.)



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This work, 'Every Marine a rifleman,' some push for machine-gunner [Image 6 of 6], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.09.2013

Date Posted:01.10.2013 20:42

Photo ID:812521

VIRIN:130109-M-HQ478-004

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:3.17 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDELTON, CA, US

Hometown:CORONA, CA, US

Hometown:LOS ANGELES, CA, US

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