Death from below: 2nd LAAD practices what they preach

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.  — For the last decade Marines have fought against terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan with battles primarily fought on the ground. So why do squads continue to carry the PL-87 Stinger missile and other anti-aircraft weapons with them during convoys?

 

Marines are known for being prepared for the worst, and that includes the possibility of battling enemy aircraft.

 The Marines of 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion continued to sustain skills that support their primary mission and that proactive posture by conducting a live Stinger missile shoot at Onslow Beach aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 17.

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2 thoughts on “Death from below: 2nd LAAD practices what they preach”

  1. Hey everyone, As screwed up as this web site is, I need some info . I was talking to another Marine this past weekend and we were talking about the Liberty Bridge and Liberty Road between Phu-Loc (6) and An-Hoa. Anyone remember “The Alamo”? Where exactly was it located and why was it called the Alamo? Harry 1371

    1. Don’t have any information Harry, but I am glad to see a post of some kind. Let’s not piss these people off. I don’t have any other sites to go to stay in touch with my past. (my military years) Murray 1371

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