Marine Corps Military policewoman Lance Cpl. A. J. Nesbit practices firing the Colt M-1911 .45 cal. Automatic Pistol from a standing post position, Albany, GA, 6 April 1981. Source: Olive-Drab.com.
Matthew Cox at Military.com writes that the United States Marine Corps has authorized operators in its Special Operations Command (MARSOC) to carry GLOCK pistols, “since most of the elite outfit’s members prefer the popular 9mm over the custom .45 pistols the service bought them in 2012. The Corps issued a Feb. 2 Marine Administrative Message…that green-lighted…MARSOC units to use the Glock 19…. The reliable, easy-to-maintain …read more
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