Sailors fire 9 mm pistols during a low-light small arms qualification exercise aboard USS Anchorage. Most Navy security department firearms training takes place on an outdoor range, during daylight hours, and under optimal weather conditions. Security forces also operate under less-than-optimal weather conditions and in darkness or diminished light. To familiarize security personnel with the inherent handicaps of low-visibility fire and the necessary compensations, the Handgun Lowlight Course is fired annually.
Around the World Wednesday: The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex departs from Seattle’s Pier 90 to return home after participating in Seattle Seafair Fleet Week 2014. Fleet Weeks are a collection of events celebrating America’s maritime defense arm of the military held each year in large U.S. cities. They provide an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy and to experience the best of the sea services.
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