The 3-D printer from 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment begins to form the base layer of pack clips
171006-M-NU111-010.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Ashley McLaughlin

Oct 13, 2017
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Buckled pack clips from 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment’s 3-D printer at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 6, 2017. 2/8 is the first infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps to utilize a 3-D printer to ensure battalion readiness in the event of equipment malfunctions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ashley McLaughlin)


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