Looking for moments when a great photographer meets soldiers and their firearms? Look no further, TFB’s Photo Of The Day articles is where you will find these images on a daily basis. Today you can almost hear the calls from the command tower during the pistol drills of the Combat Pistol Program (CPP).
Here we see U.S. Marine Corps SSgt Marco Casillas, an instructor for Formal Marksmanship Training Center, Weapons and Field Training Battalion, demonstrating a drill during block three of the Combat Pistol Program (CPP), at Camp Pendleton, California, April 26, 2022.
A U.S. Marine with Combat Marksmanship Coach Class 4-22, repairs a target during block three of the Combat Pistol Program (CPP), at Camp Pendleton, California, April 26, 2022. Table one of CPP consists of 5 training blocks and 200 rounds per Marine.
Did you ever participate in the Combat Pistol Program or similar drills? How was it?
Photos and captions: Cpl. Anthony Pio, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego.