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Commander maps careful route for gun crew's return

Capt. Mathew Haywood, commander of A Battery, 163rd Field Artillery, prepares for the first convoy security mission of 2nd platoon after a gun truck was attacked with an improvised explosive device. A Battery, along with more than 3,000 of the Indiana National Guard's 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, is providing security on main supply routes throughout northern Iraq ins support of counterinsurgency missions of Operation Iraqi Freedom.



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This work, Commander maps careful route for gun crew's return [Image 2 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 03:52

Photo ID:105345

VIRIN:080725-A-#####-004

Resolution:640x424

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Location:MOSUL, IQGlobe

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  • Capt. Mathew Haywood, commander of A Battery, 163rd Field Artillery, prepares for the first convoy security mission of 2nd platoon after a gun truck was attacked with an improvised explosive device. A Battery, along with more than 3000 of the Indiana National Guard's 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, is providing security on main supply routes throughout northern Iraq in support of counterinsurgency missions of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • Capt. Mathew Haywood, commander of A Battery, 163rd Field Artillery, prepares for the first convoy security mission of 2nd platoon after a gun truck was attacked with an improvised explosive device. A Battery, along with more than 3000 of the Indiana National Guard's 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, is providing security on main supply routes throughout northern Iraq ins support of counterinsurgency missions of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • Gunnery Sgt. Raoul P. Sheridan, left and Sgt. Justin R. Burch discuss which route to take during a patrol here Nov. 14. The Marines are from 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The Marines used a topographical map and a compass to navigate the woods surrounding their gun position. Sheridan likens an artillery battery to a “Swiss army knife” because in combat operations it is a self-contained unit that provides its own security in addition to conducting its primary mission.
  • Gunnery Sgt. Raoul P. Sheridan, left and Sgt. Justin R. Burch discuss which route to take during a patrol here Nov. 14. The Marines are from 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The Marines used a topographical map and a compass to navigate the woods surrounding their gun position. Sheridan likens an artillery battery to a “Swiss army knife” because in combat operations it is a self-contained unit that provides its own security in addition to conducting its primary mission.

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