Sgt. Scott Hulsizer (left), a team leader with second platoon, Bravo Company, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, based in Okinawa, Japan, fires an M136 AT-4 rocket launcher after breaking away from the firing line as part of a weapons training package on the Kaneohe Bay Range Training Facility, March 4, 2014. 3rd Recon Bn. fired multiple weapon systems, such as the .50 caliber M2 Browning heavy machine gun, MK-19 automatic grenade launcher and M136 AT-4 rocket launchers, as part of a two day weapons package for Exercise Sandfisher. The weapons package focused on increasing the platoon’s proficiency with each system on the battlefield. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Bragg)
Lance Cpl. Pablo Ruiz, a rifleman serving with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, and native of Los Angeles, engages a target with an AT-4 light anti-armor weapon on Range 800 here, Aug 14, 2013. The company conducted day and night platoon attacks reinforced by a combined anti-armor team, mortar fire and machine gun fire as one of their last training exercises before deploying in support of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU is capable of conducting limited contingency operations, amphibious operations and crisis response in the Asia-Pacific region.
U.S. Marines Corps Cpl. Barrett Helzer from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division kneels next to Canadian soldier Pvt. Alexandre Douville from Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Land Force Quebec Area as he fires an 84mm high explosive anti-tank round from a Carl Gustav recoiless rifle while conducting live fire and maneuver drills during Dawn Blitz 2013 on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 15, 2013. Dawn Blitz 2013, a multinational amphibious exercise, promotes interoperability between the Navy and Marine Corps and coalition partners, June 11-28. Participating countries include Canada, Japan, New Zealand and military observers from seven countries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal)
Marines with Fox Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire M240G medium machine guns at fixed targets during sustainment training in D'Arta Plage, Djibouti, Nov. 12. Marines from the 11th MEU are deployed as a flexible, adaptable and persistent force in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/ Released)
A Marine Special Operations Team member fires a M240B machine gun during night fire sustainment training in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 28, 2013. Marine Special Operations Team members are deployed in Helmand province to train and mentor Afghan National Security Forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau)
Marines with India Battery, the artillery attachment for Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fire a 120 mm towed mortar system, called the Expeditionary Fire Support System here, May 17, during Exercise Eager Lion 12. Eager Lion 12 is taking place throughout the month of May and is designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships of more than 19 participating partner nations. This is the second major exercise for the 24th MEU who, along with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, is currently deployed to the U.S Central Command area of operations as a theater security and crisis response force.
Marines with Bravo Company, 4th Tanks Battalion, fire the M1A1 Abrams tank during a live-fire exercise as part of Exercise Arrow 18 in Pohjankangas Training Area near Kankaanpaa, Finland, May 15, 2018. Exercise Arrow is an annual Finnish multi-national exercise with the purpose of training with mechanized infantry, artillery, and mortar field training skills in a live-fire exercise. This is the first year the Marine Corps is participating in this exercise and the first time the M1A1 Abrams tanks have been in Finland. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Marcin Platek/Released)
An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank with 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fires its 120 mm smoothbore cannon during a live-fire event as part of Exercise Eager Lion 2015 in Jordan, May 9, 2015. Eager Lion is a recurring multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships, increase interoperability between partner nations, and enhance regional security and stability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Devin Nichols/Released)
Pfc. Sebastian Rodriguez, machine gunner, Weapons Platoon, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, fires an M240 machine gun during a night squad-attack exercise, here, May 22. MRF-D Marines used machine gunners, snipers and rifleman to suppress a simulated squad-sized enemy attack. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sarah Fiocco/Released)
Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz, a former head of the Israel Defense Forces, is directly challenging Mr. Netanyahu's national security argument by pointing out weaknesses. (Associated Press/File)
Medical staff and protesters carry an injured man as they face off with police near the Shum Shui Po police station in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Police fired tear gas at the protesters. Meanwhile, five people were arrested over violence at the airport. (Associated Press)
Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq is warning the U.S. against embracing rebel leader Khalifa Haftar, a former Libyan army colonel with alleged CIA ties. "I think President Trump may have gotten the wrong message from allies or advisers about Haftar," he said. "It is our government in Tripoli, not Haftar, that is the main ally of the U.S. as a force to fight terrorism in Libya and North Africa." (Associated Press)
Police detain a protester during a protest in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Tens of thousands of people rallied in central Moscow for the third consecutive weekend to protest the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital's city council ballot. (AP Photo)