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Commander maps careful route for gun crew's return

Spc. CJ Johns, Evansville, Ind., of A Battery, 163rd Field Artillery listens as Capt. Matthew Haywood explains the procedures for ensuring Johns and his gun crew are prepared to return to convoy security missions after their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. The Soldiers are members of the Indiana National Guard's 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and are providing convoy security throughout northern Iraq in support of counterinsurgency missions of Operation Iraqi Freedom.



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This work, Commander maps careful route for gun crew's return [Image 3 of 5], by SSG Les Newport, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.20.2008

Date Posted:07.25.2008 03:51

Photo ID:105344

VIRIN:080725-A-#####-003

Resolution:640x424

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Location:MOSUL, IQGlobe

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  • Spc. CJ Johns, Evansville, Ind., of A Battery, 163rd Field Artillery listens as Capt. Matthew Haywood explains the procedures for ensuring Johns and his gun crew are prepared to return to convoy security missions after their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. The Soldiers are members of the Indiana National Guard's 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and are providing convoy security throughout northern Iraq in support of counterinsurgency missions of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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