U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle P. Bunyi/ Released
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle P. Bunyi/ Released

CLB-31 Marines refine small, medium machine gun proficiency

31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

A Marine with Combat Logistics Battalion 31 clears an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon during machine gun and heavy-weapons training at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, March 7, 2019. During the training, the CLB-31 Marines learned the fundamentals to act as safety officers for upcoming unit-wide training. CLB-31 is the Logistics Combat Element for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific Region.

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