A Marine with the Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires an M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System rifle through a freeing port (a hole to allow water runoff) at a target from the stern of the ship here, March 6. The snipers of the 31st MEU’s Amphibious and Force Reconnaissance Platoons conducted marksmanship training to keep their skills sharp for any contingency operation that they may be called upon to execute. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.
130306-M-UY543-091.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright

Mar 6, 2013
USS Bonhomme Richard, At Sea - A Marine with the Maritime Raid Force, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires an M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System rifle through a freeing port (a hole to allow water runoff) at a target from the stern of the ship here, March 6. The snipers of the 31st MEU’s Amphibious and Force Reconnaissance Platoons conducted marksmanship training to keep their skills sharp for any contingency operation that they may be called upon to execute. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.


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