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Offline tomahawk6

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Live Fire Training Accident
« on: March 21, 2020, 15:49:26 »
The mortar round landed at danger close injuring 5 Marines. Later the battalion co and SGM were fired. Not sure what caused the relifs it probably wasn't just one event.

https://taskandpurpose.com/news/3-6-mortar-incident

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Re: Live Fire Training Accident
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2020, 00:46:09 »
The mortar round landed at danger close injuring 5 Marines. Later the battalion co and SGM were fired. Not sure what caused the relifs it probably wasn't just one event.

https://taskandpurpose.com/news/3-6-mortar-incident

Tragic circumstances aside, that sounds like an awesome range complex.
β€œTo stand on the firing parapet and expose yourself to danger; to stand and fight a thousand miles from home when you're all alone and outnumbered and probably beaten; to spit on your hands and lower the pike; to stand fast over the body of Leonidas the King; to be rear guard at Kunu-Ri; to stand and be still to the Birkenhead Drill; these are not rational acts. They are often merely necessary.”
β€” Jerry Pournelle β€”