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Shotgun Blast

Cpl. Adeoluwa Sopade, a meteorology and oceanography analyst with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force 12.2, and native of East Windsor, N.J., fires non-lethal rounds from a Mossberg 590 shotgun with other Marines during an exercise designed to familiarize them with the weapon system. The service members participated in non-lethal weapons and familiarization exercises June 8 and 9, 2012. The training, which included firing multiple weapon systems and different fire maneuvers, is to prepare the Marines to provide limited support in the event of a crisis in the U.S. Africom area of responsibility.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Adwin Esters)

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Taken on June 8, 2012