DOD Images Of The Week
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Eladio Avelino cleans a .50-caliber machine gun at Forward Operating Base Geronimo in the Nawa district of Afghanistan's Helmand province on Aug. 12, 2009. Avelino is a motor transport operator deployed with the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. The Marines are conducting security patrols in the area to speak with residents to identify their issues and concerns. The 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment is deployed with Regimental Combat Team 3, which conducts counter insurgency operations in partnership with Afghan National Security Forces in southern Afghanistan. DoD photo by Lance Cpl. John M. McCall, U.S. Marine Corps. Photographer's Name: LCpl. John McCallLocation: FOB Geronimo/Nawa
Boxes of .50-caliber machine gun ammunition and AT-4 rockets wait to be passed out to U.S. Marines at Patrol Base Jaker in the Nawa district of Afghanistan's Helmand province Aug. 5, 2009. The Marine Corps' 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment is deployed with Regimental Combat Team 3, which conducts counterinsurgency operations in partnership with Afghan National Security Forces in southern Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. John M. McCall/Released) Photographer's Name: LCpl. John McCall Location: Patrol Base Jaker/Nawa district
A U.S. Sailor fires a .50-caliber machine gun on board the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) while under way in the Atlantic Ocean Aug. 10, 2009, during a crew-served weapons live-fire exercise. Normandy is preparing for a force protection exercise in September. (DoD photo by Ensign Adam R. Cole, U.S. Navy/Released) Photographer's Name: Ensign Adam R. Cole Location: unknown
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