BLT 2/2 sharpens nighttime firing skills aboard the USS Nassau: Photo Essay

13 Sep 2002 | Cpl. Jeff Sisto

After Marines of Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines were able to Battle Sight Zero their weapons and hone their marksmanship skills during day time live-fire exercises conducted on the USS Nassau (LHA-4), they elevated that training by firing at night. Marines practiced using their Night Vision Goggles on the flight deck under a blackened Mediterranean sky. Marines from 81mm Mortar Platoon and Weapons Company were able to get a few good of hours of firing in before sunrise.