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US team trains, certifies Afghan soldiers on the big guns

An Afghan National Army soldier from 4th Kandak, 3rd Brigade, 201st Corps, practices adjusting the aim on a D-30 122 mm howitzer at Forward Operating Base Tagab, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Sept. 3, 2013. U.S. Army Soldiers from Battery B, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, traveled from FOB Gamberi in Laghman province to advise and instruct ANA fire support teams throughout 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 2 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:1016933

VIRIN:130903-Z-SW098-015

Resolution:1985x2832

Size:854.91 KB

Location:KAPISA PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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