U.S Navy (USN) CHIEF PETTY Officers practice weapons proficiency with 9 mm M9 Pistols during a qualifications test aboard the USN Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS BOXER (LHD 4). The Boxer Expeditionary Strike Group is currently operating in the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations in support of the U.S. 5th Fleet on Nov. 27, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Derek R. Sanchez) (Released)