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  1. Recon Marines and scout snipers now have a new weapon in their arsenal. The Mk13 Mod 7 Long Range
    Capt. Nick Berger, a project officer in Marine Corps Systems Command’s Infantry Weapons, demonstrates the MK13 Mod 7 July 1, aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The system, which reached full operational capability in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019, shoots a more accurate bullet at greater distances than the legacy sniper rifle. Marines will primarily use the MK13 during deployments, while the M40A6 legacy rifle will be used for sniper training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Matt Gonzales)
  2. U.S. Marines, Australian soldiers, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members trained in Combined
    Australian Army soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, aboard a light armored vehicle-25, come off a landing craft onto Langham Beach, Queensland, Australia, July16, during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019. Talisman Sabre 19 is a bilateral exercise that provides U.S. and Australian forces realistic and relevant training to strengthen regional security, peace and stability.
  3. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma hosted the 2019 Okinawa Futenma Bike Race for the local and
    U.S. Marine Corps Col. David Steele, commanding officer of MCAS Futenma, poses for a photo with the top three competitors of the 2019 Futenma Bike Race on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, July 14, 2019. The race invites Status of Forces Agreement personnel and the local Okinawan community to compete in race on and around MCAS Futenma’s airfield.

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