Archive for December, 2011
What happens when you combine 43, M2 50-caliber machine guns, 11, 240B machine guns, two MK-19 automatic grenade launchers and 100,000 rounds of ammunition with a battalion of paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division on a Fort Bragg weapons range’
And while placing rounds downrange and on target is a key skill, the first and primary concern of every Soldier on the range Feb. 5 was not accurate shooting, but rather the safe and proper handling of the weapons, said Staff Sgt. George Rouska, a 35-year-old native of Portland, Ore., and a petroleum supply specialist with Co. A.
“It’s safety first, and safety always.” (continue reading…)