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LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan—U.S. Army Sgt. Lucas Simmons (left), a sniper from North Smithfield, R.I., observes as Air Force Staff Sgt. Abner Cornell fires the M24 Sniper Rifle Nov. 7 near Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam. Cornell, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Native, and other Airmen received instruction from Simmons on weapons like the MK-19 grenade launcher and M2 .50-caliber machine gun during a training mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Tony Vincelli, Laghman PRT PAO)



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This work, Range time for PRT bonds teamates [Image 1 of 2], by Capt. Tony Vincelli, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.07.2011

Date Posted:11.09.2011 18:00

Photo ID:486275

VIRIN:111107-F-WB064-021

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:1.11 MB

Location:LAGHMAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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  • Army Sgt. Lucas Simmons, a trained sniper from the Rhode Island National Guard's 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 1-182 Infantry Regiment and North Smithfield, R.I., native, observes as Air Force Staff Sgt. Abner Cornell fires the M24 Sniper Rifle Nov. 7 near Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam in Laghman province, Afghanistan.  Cornell, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native deployed from Langley Air Force Base, Va., and other airmen received instruction from Simmons and other soldiers on advanced weapons like the MK-19 grenade launcher and M2 .50-caliber machine gun during a training mission. The pair are assigned to the Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team.
  • Air Force Capt. Tony Vincelli a Boise, Idaho resident deployed from the Idaho Air National Guard fires the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon during a training mission, Nov. 7, in Laghman province, Afghanistan.  Vincelli and other Air Force personnel received instruction from their Army counterparts from 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 1-182nd Infantry Regiment of the Rhode Island National Guard who are assigned to the Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Abner Cornell)
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