Jan 24, 2018

Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment activate the blasting caps for a Bangalore torpedo at a platoon live-fire range during a deployment for training exercise at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Dec. 7, 2017. The Marines are conducting the training to maintain proficiency at the squad, platoon, company, and battalion-level of warfighting in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Japan. The Marines patrolled, detonated Bangalore torpedoes to breach obstacles, threw M67 fragmentation grenades to clear trenches, and conducted live-fire movements to take an objective. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley McLaughlin)

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