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Bravo Battery adjusts to firing in desert: Photo Essay

10 Jul 2004 | Lance Cpl. John D. Cranford 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Artillerymen from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit recently had their first opportunity to shoot in the desert since departing Camp Lejeune a few weeks ago. The Marines from Bravo Battery attached to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, the Ground Combat Element for the 24th MEU moved out from the Base Camp where the MEU is staying to a training area where they conducted a live-fire shoot. This shoot allowed the Marines to adjust to firing in a desert environment, different from the environment they are used to in the pine forests of Camp Lejeune. The MEU has arrived in Kuwait to begin acclimatization and further training before departing for their destination in Iraq.