Dec 7, 2012

Lance Cpl. Chin Wanfeng, a rifleman serving with 3rd Battalion Singapore Guards, explains the capabilities of his Mark 3 general purpose machine gun to Lance Cpl. Christopher Elk, a rifleman serving with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, after live-fire familiarization training here during Exercise Valiant Mark 2012, Dec. 1. Elk, a 21 year-old native of Long Beach, Calif., said the Mk 3 looks a lot like the Marine M249 squad automatic weapon, but was noticeably lighter. (Official United States Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Corey Dabney.)

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