U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tyler B. Barstow/Released 081229-M-8591B-001.jpg
Dec 29, 2008
Cpl. Casey O. West, 20, from Hemet, Calif., vehicle commander for 4th squad, Security Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 5, 1st Marine Logistics Group, visually inspects his gunner?s weapon during a test fire Dec. 29. Security Co. conducts a test fire of all weapons systems before every mission to ensure they are in working order and will fire when they are required. The Marines of Security Co. provide route security for convoys. Their defensive tactics keep the other vehicles out of harm?s way and ensure a safe trip to their destination.
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