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Stone Bay

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Stone Bay is a satellite facility of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, in North Carolina. Based on the south side of Camp Lejeune, and is home to Weapons Training Battalion, which functions as the primary facility for weapons qualifications, having several shooting ranges: three rifle ranges, two pistol ranges, and one long sniper range and the headquarters of United States Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command.

Three of the ranges are your typical USMC ranges up to 500 meters for Rifle qualification. Marines from Camp Lejeune normally qualify for their shooting badges here. Two pistol range are standard USMC known distances. One range is the known and unknown distance sniper course. 1,000 Meters is the longest (308) known distance shot on this range.

The parent command responsible for the ranges is Weapons Training Battalion (WTBN). WTBN is broken down into two companies, Range Company and Headquarters Company. Headquarters Company is led by Capt Mora.

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