US Marines Maintain Readiness Amid Pandemic – May 8, 2020

US Marines Maintain Readiness Amid Pandemic – May 8, 2020

U.S. Marines train on the rifle ranges on May 8, 2020, on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. Despite the outbreak of COVID-19, rifle ranges are still operating and enabling Marines to complete their yearly qualifications. Marines are required to wear masks whenever social distancing cannot be maintained, unless currently firing. Distancing regulations are still enforced while on the range to mitigate the risk of spreading illness.

US Marines Maintain Readiness Amid Pandemic – May 8, 2020

US Marines Maintain Readiness Amid Pandemic – May 8, 2020

U.S. Marines train on the rifle ranges on May 8, 2020, on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. Despite the outbreak of COVID-19, rifle ranges are still operating and enabling Marines to complete their yearly qualifications. Marines are required to wear masks whenever social distancing cannot be maintained, unless currently firing. Distancing regulations are still enforced while on the range to mitigate the risk of spreading illness.