Marines conduct weapons exercise aboard USS Harpers Ferry.

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PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 15, 2010) Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) embarked aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) practice shooting their M-14 carbines and M-16 rifles. Harpers Ferry, part of the permanently forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), is on patrol in the western Pacific Ocean participating in Valiant Shield 2010, an integrated joint-training exercise designed to enhance interoperability between U.S. forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Richard Doolin/Released)

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 PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 15, 2010) Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) embarked aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) practice shooting their M-14 carbines and M-16 rifles. Harpers Ferry, part of the permanently forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), is on patrol in the western Pacific Ocean participating in Valiant Shield 2010, an integrated joint-training exercise designed to enhance interoperability between U.S. forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Richard Doolin/Released)