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The Guns of a Recon Marine

“RECONDODM” recently posted a thread on Imgur that gives an up-close-and-personal look at the guns he’s used over the years as a Recon Marine deployed to Afghanistan.

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Check it out…

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1601309_822526134429746_500152830_nA Ranger from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, operates in the darkness of Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2014, during their combat deployment to Afghanistan. Since October 2001, Rangers of the 75th Ranger Regiment have been deployed to combat in the Global War on Terror for more than 4,500 consecutive days.

(U.S. Army photo, long exposure in low light conditions, by Spc. Stephen S. Cline)

 

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GHR1A Danish Guard Hussar interacts with the local population in Helmand, Afghanistan – November 2009.

Photo by Roy Jeans.

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A German soldier accompanies the American Quick Reaction Unit (QRU) from OP North to Combat Outpost (COP) Zaman Khel.

©Bundeswehr/Bienert

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U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jeffery Wiltsey, a native of Anchorage, Ala., stands vigilant in the gunner’s turret atop a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle during a convoy en route to Forward Operating Base Naghlu High, May 1, 2013.

MRAP gunners are the eyes-and-ears for personnel inside the fortified vehicles and provide information to the truck commander. Wiltsey serves as personnel officer assigned to Security Force Assistance Advisory Team 15, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, based out of Fort Hood, Texas.

(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Richard Andrade, Task Force Long Knife Public Affairs)

 

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