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Old 05-23-2012, 22:04   #8
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Our medic had procured a .45 for the deployment, but the big issue is ammo. In our situation, the mission we were doing (Commando) had previously been a joint Marine-Army mission and there was a surplus of .45 ammo available left over from the Marines. However, this will not be the case everywhere. I suspect your issue won't be deploying with 1911's, but will be having a sustainable supply of ammo once you arrive at your site. Ammo resupply (unless it's an emergency bundle) can be hard to get depending on where you're at and .45 is non-standard for the Army. Make friends with the closest Marine unit in your AO and you'll be in business.
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