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Heavy Weapons Course ends with a bang

An Afghan National Army soldier lines up his target through the sights of an SPG-9 73 mm recoilless rifle at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Dec. 21, during a three-week heavy weapons course. Afghan National Army soldiers trained on the SPG-9 73 mm recoilless rifle, M2 .50-caliber machine gun and 82 mm mortars. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew Thompson, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)



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This work, Heavy Weapons Course ends with a bang [Image 3 of 4], by SGT Matthew Thompson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.21.2011

Date Posted:12.27.2011 20:47

Photo ID:504136

VIRIN:111221-A-OB963-020

Resolution:1800x1196

Size:598.74 KB

Location:LAGHMAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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