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

13 Sep 2002 | Cpl. Jeff Sisto 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

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.