The 31st MEU and their .45s

MEU SOC .45 pistol

Whenever caught in the heat of a close-quarters battle, as a last resort, service members may draw for their side arm. For most U.S. military personnel, it will be the M-9 9 mm pistol — but that’s not the case for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Deep Reconnaissance Platoon; they are still true to the renowned .45-caliber pistol.

Airborne Combat Engineer has the goods. Go read.