6 When a Marine takes charge of a weapon in any situation, he must determine its condition.
7 Situations include coming across an unmanned rifle in combat, taking charge of your own weapon
8 after it has been unattended (e.g., out of a rifle rack, left in a vehicle), or taking charge of another
9 Marine's weapon that is attended or unattended. To determine the condition of the weapon in
10 any of these situations, the Marine should:
12 • Conduct a chamber check to determine the condition of the weapon:
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