The world is hungry for visual storytelling, and TFB’s Photo Of The Day does its best to keep the feed alive. Today we have live-fire on the menu, from the shooting range at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, earlier this year.
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Above you see Midshipman Maddie Crest, with the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, aiming down her sights. This is from their Career Orientation and Training for Midshipmen program, which is a basic introduction and training event to familiarize NROTC Midshipmen with the primary warfare designators that they will eventually serve in, as well as provide them with exposure to what is often their first fleet experience.
Midshipman Christopher Strout, with the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, operates the M27 assault rifle during a live-fire range on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 26, 2022.
Midshipman Dominic Favela, with the Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, holds security.
The M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle with Trijicon VCOG 1-8×28 in action.
A closer look at the M27 at full-auto, and the Trijicon riflescope.
For more cool images check “M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle with Trijicon VCOG 1-8×28“.
Photos by U.S. Marine Corps, Lance Cpl. Adam Scalin. II Marine Expeditionary Force.