Raining Steel on a Rainy Day

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31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

A mortar team with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, fires an 81 mm mortar during training at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, May 31, 2017. BLT 3/5 is currently deployed as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Weapons Company is the heavy-weapons element of BLT 3/5. Their arsenal includes heavy machine guns, mortars and anti-tank weapons.

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