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Afghans train for Fire Missions

Afghan Col. Ahmad Jan, fires support officer with the 201st Afghan National Army Corps instructs 1st Brigade, 201st ANA Corps soldiers on the day’s D-30 artillery refresher training at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, Jan. 8, 2014. ANA Artillery officers are at a stage of leading much of their own training. D-30 trainers with 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment have moved to a position of observing the training and no longer instructing. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class E. L. Craig)



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This work, Afghans train for Fire Missions [Image 3 of 3], by SFC E. L. Craig, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.08.2014

Date Posted:01.15.2014 09:41

Photo ID:1150700

VIRIN:140108-A-NS540-029

Resolution:2400x1594

Size:704.41 KB

Location:AF

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