Marine Basic Training Week 8: Firing Week(01:03)
During Recruit Training, Marine recruits learn how to fire weapons at the rifle range. Rifle training occurs during week eight of the grueling 12-week training course.
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Male Speaker 1: Sight in, fire (inaudible) shots. (inaudible) shots. (gun fire)
Male Speaker 2: Cease fire! Now stand by for these (inaudible) that I’m going to give you, all right?
Male Speaker 3: Fill your magazine with five rounds.
Male Speaker 4: [Fill with five rounds?] (overlapping dialogue; inaudible)
Male Speaker 5: Fill your magazine. (inaudible) you understand?
Male Speaker 6: Now put your hand in this sling. Put your hand in this sling.
Male Speaker 7: Eight forty-seven, we supposed to be at 12 what? (inaudible).
Male Speaker 8: No, 14, 14 for the winner.
Male Speaker 9: Let me see.
Male Speaker 10: Five rounds [load?].
Male Speaker 11: Five rounds load.
Male Speaker 12: Make way.
Male Speaker 13: Make way (inaudible) (overlapping dialogue; inaudible) (gun fire).closeX