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Marines launch grenades during live-fire exercise

The remains of a 40mm grenade training round paint the ground orange May 14 at the Central Training Area near Camp Hansen. Marines fired MK-19 grenade launchers, M203 grenade launchers and M32 semiautomatic grenade launchers during a live-fire training exercise. The Marines honed their skills with the various weapons systems during the exercise, employing both target practice grenades and 40mm high explosive dual purpose grenades. The Marines are with General Support Motor Transport Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Jose D. Lujano/Released)

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This work, Marines launch grenades during live-fire exercise [Image 3 of 3], by Cpl Jose Lujano, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.14.2013

Date Posted:05.24.2013 04:31

Photo ID:939987



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