Nov 28, 2010

Base Defense Augmentation Marines carry ammunition to up-armored vehicles from which they fired the M240B medium machine gun, the M2 .50-caliber machine gun and the MK 19 Mod 3 40mm grenade machine gun during weapons familiarization training aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Each unit aboard Camp Leatherneck augments Marines to support BDAF. Marines from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) serve in aviation support and administration roles and volunteered to deploy to fill BDAF’s vital role.

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