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Sierra Battery Fires Straight and True

A 155mm artillery shell impacts a target during a direct-fire mission for Sierra Battery, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, aboard Fort Pickett, Va., Jan. 12. The 22nd MEU is aboard Fort Pickett conducting Realistic Urban Training in preparation for a spring deployment.



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This work, Sierra Battery Fires Straight and True [Image 2 of 8], by GySgt Matthew Epright, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.12.2009

Date Posted:01.26.2009 13:46

Photo ID:147104

VIRIN:090112-M-#####-032

Resolution:3000x1981

Size:4.12 MB

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