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Stinger strike; 2nd LAAD Battalion team, section leaders complete course

A gunner with 2nd LAAD pullls out the electronic connections from a Stinger missile dummy round before loading it into a Stinger trainer launcher simulator Feb. 8. The trainer fires a 25-pound aluminum sleeve that can fly as far as 100 yards.



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This work, Stinger strike; 2nd LAAD Battalion team, section leaders complete course [Image 6 of 7], by LCpl Cory D. Polom, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.08.2013

Date Posted:02.14.2013 08:56

Photo ID:866072

VIRIN:130208-M-EY704-076

Resolution:2720x4080

Size:3.02 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NC, USGlobe

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