live fire training


Marines with Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) and 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion (2nd LAAD) conducting a live fire training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on June 6, 2017. Marines with MARSOC worked with 2nd LAAD to conduct live fire exercises to maintain proficiency and accuracy with various weapon systems. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Cody J. Ohira)

Estonian and U.S. soldiers conduct live-fire training during a combat exercise near Tapa, Estonia, April 6, 2017. The U.S. soldiers participated to boost the capabilities of the Estonian forces under the NATO-led Operation Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Army photo by Jason Johnston)

US army releases photographer’s final image, showing blast that killed her.
In Hilda Clayton’s final image, a mortar tube accidentally explodes during an Afghan national army live-fire training exercise.

fleet-admiral-red  asked:

On an average day, there came an Initiative civilian transport which landed near the Temple. Within it weren't GDI soldiers, though. Instead, what seemed to be an official citizen militia fresh from Eden. The leading commander, a Turian named Galenia Decis, approached the nearest cleric. "Excuse me, cera, just looking for your goddess Astrid. Had orders to ask her for our AO. It's live-fire training we've got."

“Ah, she’ll be with you shortly,” the cleric replied, before giving Astrid a prayer about this.

Shortly thereafter, Astrid appeared, arriving via her Warp Doors.  “Why hello there,” she said.  “I was told you had something you wanted to ask for me?”

A soldier from The 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (3PPCLI) laces up his combat boots prior to a training exercise in a make shift village at the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows as part of non-live fire military training activities near Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) on June 27, 2014.


Evening Quickie #soldierporn: She got eyes of blue, body curves, legs that will shake the earth.

Staff Sgt. Steven Stein, (right) a joint terminal air controller from the 11th Air Support Operations Squadron, 3rd Air Support Group, which supports the U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas, works with other members of his JTAC team to plot targets during a joint training exercise at the Bollen Live-Fire Range Complex, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. The JTAC controllers are working with C-17A Globemaster III and A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft in the mountainous, snowy terrain of central Pennsylvania. Bollen Range is operated by the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Detachment 1, and supports live-fire training activities for most fighter units as well as helicopter, heavy transport and special mission aircraft in the northeastern United States.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Greg L. Davis, 6 FEB 2014.)


Members of the 103rd Rescue Squadron, 106th Rescue Wing conduct a multi-day training course at the firing range April 9, 2015. The live-fire training consisted of multiple events, including tactical movement, responding to incoming fire, retrieving and caring for wounded individuals and nighttime shooting. (New York Air National Guard / Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy / released)

US Army paratroopers, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, and Ukrainian soldiers, provide indirect fire support during platoon live-fire training, part of Operation #FearlessGuardian in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 4, 2015. The paratroopers are the second of several rotations to train soldiers who are part of Ukraine’s newly-formed National Guard

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk


Exercise Prairie Storm Part 2

The 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh have been practising their skills and drills and live firing at British Army Training Unit Suffield in Southern Alberta, Canada. 

Training alongside them were members of The Scots Guards, The Kings Royal Hussars and 2nd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.


Sky Soldiers in the trees.

U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct squad level live-fire training near Tapa, Estonia. The paratroopers of Company C are part of approximately 600 paratroopers from the brigade training with NATO allies in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, as part of an unscheduled land forces exercise to demonstrate commitment to NATO obligations and sustain interoperability with allied forces.

[Pictured are (2) Sergeant John Sheets; (3) Private First Class Robert Bryn; (5) Sergeant Timothy Helsel; and (6) at right, U.S. Army Capt. Dwayne Steppe, company commander.]

(Photos by Sergeant Anthony Jones, 145th MPAD, Oklahoma Army National Guard, 9 JUN 2014.)


Playstation Exclusive PvP Map: Icarus

This Golden Age solar farm on Mercury has remained un-touched by the Vex for reasons unknown. The Vanguard has denied petitions from various weapon foundries to research it until the Warlock orders have finished their surveys first. An exemption has been granted to Lord Shaxx and his Crucible: the Guardians are free to utilize Icarus as a live-fire training zone.