Sand, Salt and Bullets

10 05 2010

After a less than a week in the Persian Gulf, these M-240 Machine Gun rounds show how the salt, sand, and excessive humidity get into everything.

The effects are the same on the Sailors, when after standing outside all day, you are soaked through and through with sweat and salt air, your skin is burned from the blistering sun, and your eyes, ears, and nose are clogged with the dust-fine sand that blows in the air almost constantly.

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