U.S. Marines participate in a week long marksmanship qualification consisting of table one and table two at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona.
Combat Marksmanship proficiency is a key element in the foundation for military effectiveness in ground combat, unit defense, or security operations. All Marines are trained to effectively employ the personal weapons with which they are armed.
Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Doctrine forms the basis for Combat Marksmanship Training. The objective of marksmanship training is to develop, sustain, and improve individual combat shooting skills.