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Gun Three Ready, Fire

Smoke blasts from the muzzle break of a Howitzer manned by paratroopers on gun three, during a live fire training exercise, Aug. 24. Paratroopers assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conducted defensive live fire exercises during the Brigade’s week-long field training exercise in preparation for a Joint Readiness Training Center rotation in October. As part of America’s Global Response Force, the paratroopers of the 82nd Abn. Div. consistently train to be prepared to conduct any type of mission anywhere in the world on short notice. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Adam Hesley)



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This work, Gun Three Ready, Fire [Image 6 of 8], by SGT Kissta DiGregorio, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.24.2012

Date Posted:08.27.2012 10:34

Photo ID:652605

VIRIN:120824-A-#####-034

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:7.15 MB

Location:FORT BRAGG, NC, USGlobe

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