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Shooting into the sun.

[1] Sailors aboard the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) re-qualify on 9mm pistols during small arms live fire on the flight deck.

[2] Ship’s Serviceman 3rd Class Maria Kristine H. Villanueva, a native of Temecula, Calif., fires a 9mm pistol on the flight deck of the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) during a small arms live fire qualification. 

Comstock is on a scheduled deployment with the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group to promote peace and freedom of the seas by providing deterrence, humanitarian aid and disaster response while supporting the Navy’s Maritime Strategy in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

(U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lenny LaCrosse, 14 AUG 2014.)