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Lance Cpl. Lonny Medina (forward), assistant gunner, and LCpl. Jose A Corleto, gunner, both of gun 6, 81s platoon, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), fire an 81mm mortar system for sustainment training April 21, 2006 at Udairi Range, Kuwait. Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU (SOC) are currently deployed to the Middle East in support of the war on terrorism. Official USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Lowndes For public release

Photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Lowndes

81 mm mortars light up the Kuwaiti desert

27 Nov 2007 | Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Lowndes

Lance Cpl. Lonny Medina (forward), assistant gunner, and Lance Cpl. Jose A Corleto, gunner, both from gun 6, 81milimeter mortar platoon, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), fire an 81mm mortar system during sustainment training at Udairi Range, Kuwait, April 21, 2006.  Marines and sailors from the 11th MEU (SOC) are currently deployed to the Middle East in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

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