Across the African Plain
Lance Cpl. Stephan DeJesus, a native of Clearwater, Fla., and rifleman with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires an M-16A4 service rifle during high-angle marksmanship training as part of a three-week training package in Djibouti, Sep. 15, 2012. The training was focused on the application of infantry skills in rugged mountain terrain. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout U.S. Central Command and the Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michael Petersheim)