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Head shots

March 14, 2017 by | Be the first to comment »

Marine Corps Marksmanship

Head shots, from any caliber round, that strike or disrupt the medulla oblongata have the same immediate deadly result. The target is incapacitated.  Larger 50 caliber projectiles have the ability to remove the medulla, and the head for that matter. The target is decapitated. A 50 cal projectile creates a massive amount of pressure while producing the temporary wound cavity. Overpressure of the skull may result in an explosion of the head; pink mist.

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Profile photo of Michael PenneyMike served 8 years in the Marine Corps infantry, deploying three times to combat; 2 tours to Ramadi Iraq and 1 to Kajaki/Sangin Afghanistan. After leaving the Corps in 2012, Mike set out as an entrepreneur. He's now the co-host of Cigars and Sea Stories, VP of business development with LifeFlip Media and director of programs at Bunker Labs RDU. Mike is a voice actor and regularly contributes to outside publications such as The War Horse and American Grit. When he's not toiling away in the office, Mike enjoys spending time shooting, hunting and, hanging out in nature. In the evening you'll find him out on the deck puffing a stogie and sharing sea stories with his fellow Marines.... and Doc.

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