M249 Saw

The M249 SAW is designed to be used on the front lines where it really matters, providing crucial support at the infantrysquad/ fire team level by providing highly accurate fire plus the maneuverability to take the objective. The ergonomically-shaped polymer buttstock contains a hydraulic buffer that allows SAW gunners to maintain a high rate of fire with accuracy and effect.

M249 Major components
M249 Major components
M249 SAW

RECEIVER

·        Formed steel frame with claw extractor design

·        Fixed, pivoting ejector plus side ejection of cases

·        Top cover integrated MIL -STD 1913 mounting rail for sighting systems

BARREL

·        Changeable barrel

·        Cold hammer-forged steel

·        Hard chrome-plated bore and chamber

STOCK

·        Highly ergonomic polymer buttstock assembly with hydraulic recoil buffer system and non-slip buttplate

OPERATING CONTROLS

·        Crossbolt safety

·        Curved trigger for improved finger position and control in rapid fire

FEED SYSTEM

·        Standard disintegrating link belt-fed

·        Under-mounted polymer ammunition container helps keep ammunition cleaner for reduced wear and added reliability

Download: M249 Saw ppt presentation

This is beautiful

Dog recognizes owner after smelling him after he’s been in the hospital for 5 weeks and losing 50lbs.

Military Girls Are Pretty Awesome

@_shayfox_ was born and raised in New York City. She moved to Clearwater, Florida in ’06, where she graduated from high school, class of ’09. One week later this badass chica joined the United States Marine Corps.

Shay was stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA. Most of her active duty service was with HMM-364, Purple Foxes. She deployed on the 15th MEU in 2012-13, “Best time of my life!”

Shay is currently attending college and a full time diamond consultant.

“There is nothing more rewarding than being a Marine…Semper Fi !”

Badass
Now that’s a nice looking HMM-364
Workout time, but first, let me take a selfie

Because America
Yankees all the way
Be yourself, let society adjust to you!
This marine’s life

Do you guys like my new tat?
Closed up
Dufflebag power
My Doggies

Beach Time
Got new brats
Smile, life is good today!
Me as a new Marine
The teacher loop
Mine and Body
The face i make when…
Missing these guys
Lonely time

Swag bitch

How To Talk Over The Radio

TASK:  Provide basic level

               instruction in proper radio-telephone     

               operating (RTO) procedures.

CONDITION:  Given conference style instruction 

                           in a classroom environment.

STANDARD:  Soldiers better prepared to transmit

                           and receive messages on unit radios.

Ej. REPETITION

  1. Say again.
  2. Say again all after.
  3. Say again all before.
  4. Say again  to      .
  5. Say again word after.
  6. Say again word before.

RESPONSE

  I say again….

Download: Communication Terms

Tactical Radio Communications

Classroom Rules

  • STAY AWAKE!
  • TURN OFF CELL PHONES
  • NO TOBACCO USE
  • DIRECT QUESTIONS TO INSTRUCTOR
  • USE LATRINE ONLY DURING BREAKS
  • DO NOT WRITE ON THE TRAINING AIDES!

Download: Voice Communications

Perform Voice Communications

Task: Perform Voice Communications #113-571-1022

Conditions: Given:

1. One operational radio set for each team, warmed up and set to the net frequency.

2. A call sign information card (5 x 8) consisting of: Net member duty position (E3E), net call sign, and a message to be transmitted.

3. Situation: The net is considered to be secure and authentication is not required.

4. FM 24-18. Note: This task may have as many net members as there is equipment available. Each net member must have a different suffix and message to transmit

Download: PERFORM VOICECOMMUNICATIONS

Operate SINCGARS Single-Channel (SC)

Operate SINCGARS Single-Channel (SC)
TASK:
113-587-2070

 Conditions: Given an operational SINCGARS, distant station, TM 11-5820-890-10-8, TM 11-5820-890-10-3, TM 5820-890-10-2, DA Pam 738-750 and simple key loader.

Standards: The standards are met when a secure communications check is conducted in SC mode with a distant station.

Download: Operate SINCGARS Single-Channel (SC)

Multi-band Inter/Intra Team Radio (AN/PRC-148)

Multi-band Inter/Intra Team Radio (AN/PRC-148)

Navigate yourself though the MBITR functions.

Properly fill the 148-MBITR.

Properly hand jam frequencies.

Perform a proper radio check.

Download: MBTR_PRC-148classs.