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US team trains, certifies Afghan soldiers on the big guns

U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew Conrad (right), of Riverside, CA., a section chief with Battery B, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, shows Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Kandak, 3rd Brigade, 201st Corps, how to adjust the aim on a D-30 122 mm howitzer at Forward Operating Base Tagab, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Sept. 3, 2013. Battery B advises ANA fire support teams in eastern Afghanistan on the proper handling of D-30s, a Soviet-made heavy artillery weapon capable of engaging targets more than 15 kilometers away. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)



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This work, US team trains, certifies Afghan soldiers on the big guns [Image 3 of 3], by SGT Margaret Taylor, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.03.2013

Date Posted:09.13.2013 01:22

Photo ID:1016932

VIRIN:130903-Z-SW098-011

Resolution:2835x1909

Size:827.4 KB

Location:KAPISA PROVINCE, AFGlobe

Hometown:RIVERSIDE, CA, US

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