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U.S. Marine Capt. David Mancilla, the operations officer for Communication Strategy Operations Office, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, fires his M18 modular handgun at targets during a Marine Corps Marksmanship Competition team match at Edson Range on Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 10, 2020. The competition at Pendleton is the first in a series scheduled for Marine bases around the world as part of the 2021 Competition-In-Arms Program, which will end with a championship match on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The program is designed to significantly enhance participants’ proficiency in the use of individual small arms by refining fundamental marksmanship skills, learning marksmanship techniques, and pushing through mental and physical boundaries in a competitive forum. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jeremy Laboy) - U.S. Marine Capt. David Mancilla, the operations officer for Communication Strategy Operations Office, Marine Corps Installations West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, fires his M18 modular handgun at targets during a Marine Corps Marksmanship Competition team match at Edson Range on Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 10, 2020. The competition at Pendleton is the first in a series scheduled for Marine bases around the world as part of the 2021 Competition-In-Arms Program, which will end with a championship match on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The program is designed to significantly enhance participants’ proficiency in the use of individual small arms by refining fundamental marksmanship skills, learning marksmanship techniques, and pushing through mental and physical boundaries in a competitive forum. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jeremy Laboy)

U.S. Marines and airmen load an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System into a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during a static loading operation on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 5, 2020. Over the course of two days, Marines with 1st Marine Division worked alongside the Air Force’s 39th Airlift Squadron to practice loading Marines and equipment into C-130J transport aircraft. The evolution served as loadmaster training for the airmen in preparation for their upcoming deployment, while providing an opportunity for familiarization training for the division’s mobility personnel. MCAS Camp Pendleton facilitates large aircraft like the C-130J, C-17 Globemaster III and C-5 Galaxy to further its mission of supporting strategic lift of equipment and deployment of Marines around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels) - U.S. Marines and airmen load an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System into a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during a static loading operation on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, Nov. 5, 2020. Over the course of two days, Marines with 1st Marine Division worked alongside the Air Force’s 39th Airlift Squadron to practice loading Marines and equipment into C-130J transport aircraft. The evolution served as loadmaster training for the airmen in preparation for their upcoming deployment, while providing an opportunity for familiarization training for the division’s mobility personnel. MCAS Camp Pendleton facilitates large aircraft like the C-130J, C-17 Globemaster III and C-5 Galaxy to further its mission of supporting strategic lift of equipment and deployment of Marines around the globe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Drake Nickels)

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