U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. George J. Papastrat/Released 080821-M-0000S-000.jpg
Aug 21, 2008
Cpl. Christopher Loftin, an armorer with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172, follows the manual of an M-249 squad automatic weapon while conducting an inspection in Iraq. Marines use the weapon as a portable automatic machine gun while on patrols and convoys. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo / Released)
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