12 Aug '14, 4am

USS America #Marines and #Sailors Conduct Theater Security Cooperation in Brazil - @USNavy @USMC #Partne…

MARAMBAIA ISLAND, Brazil (NNS) -- The Logistics Combat Element of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) South departed the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), August 4, for a theater security cooperation event at Marambaia Island, Brazil. The TSC consisted of bi-lateral exchanges on combat marksmanship, improvised explosive device detection (IED), medical treatment and combat tracking, concluding with a BBQ to send the Marines and Sailors of SPMAGTF on their way. U.S. and Brazilian Marines conducted bi-lateral combat marksmanship practice for two consecutive days at a shooting range on the island. Though the two groups of Marines shared many fundamental practices, it was clear that many of their tactics have been tailored to meet their specific missions. "A lot of their shooting techniques and styles have been adapted for the favelas and ju...

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  1. 12 Aug '14, 6pm

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    Here is the original story link from the Marines:

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