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Iron Thunder strikes fear

A CH47 Chinook and M777 Howitzer artillery piece fly into position after being hooked together during sling load and air drop operations, Oct. 31. The air artillery raid was conducted by Battery B, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Oct. 31, 2012. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Vincent Byrd, 2nd BCT, 1st AD, Public Affairs)



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This work, Iron Thunder strikes fear [Image 3 of 4], by SGT Vincent Byrd, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.31.2012

Date Posted:11.03.2012 13:05

Photo ID:773148

VIRIN:121031-A-SG598-325

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:6.38 MB

Location:FORT BLISS, TX, USGlobe

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