Images: Steppe Eagle weapons training [Image 1 of 3]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Mylinda Durousseau
Spc. Dwain Dean, a machine gunner with 181st Field Artillery Brigade of the Tennessee Army National Guard and a Columbia, Tenn., native, shows Kazakhstani soldiers how to load an M249 light machine gun, also known as a squad automatic weapon during Exercise Steppe Eagle 12 at Camp Illisky, Kazakhstan.