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This is what it’s like to spend your days firing 3,000 rounds a minute as a helicopter door gunner
Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Fitzgerald is a seasoned crew chief with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing's "Gunrunners" (HMLA-269) who has served for 12 years, and he has what a number of Marines say, in part because of some of the perks, is "one of the best jobs" in the Corps.
‘One of the best jobs in the Corps,’ says Marine who gets to fire 3,000 rounds a minute
"We are kind of like a SWAT Team, a police force, firefighters, EMTs, and car mechanics all wrapped into one."
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