Face of Defense: Battle-hardened Marine Teaches Others
By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Bryan Nygaard
2nd Marine Expeditionary Force
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., Jan. 21, 2011 – Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. William Abernathy, the company first sergeant for the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group’s Military Police Support Company, has no trouble getting the attention of his Marines.
Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. William Abernathy gives instruction on how to properly load an M1014 shotgun at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Aug. 28, 2010. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel A. Wulz