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Shaffer
07-01-02, 11:30 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan(June 22, 2002) -- With the soaring peaks of the
Hindu-Kush mountains as a backdrop, leathernecks from the 4th Marine
Expeditionary Brigade (Anti-Terrorism) conducted a live fire training range
recently, building familiarity of and confidence in the weapons.
"We wanted to further develop our skills with the M203 (40mm Grenade
Launcher), in particular with accuracy," explained 2nd Lt. Kevin Walsh,
Platoon Commander, 2nd Platoon, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine
Regiment. In addition, the Marines also put the M240G Medium Machine Gun
through its paces.

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