Lance Cpl. Matthew Pickett teaches Nik Cela about the tank commander's position in the M1A2 Abrams tank, August 26, 2013. Cela, from Staten Island, N.Y., spent a day with Marines with Charlie Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division. He suffers from cystic fibrosis, and has always wanted to ride on a tank. He was surprised by his mother and the Marines of 2nd Tank Battalion with the opportunity to ride a tank and become an honorary member of Charlie Company. Pickett is a tank driver with Charlie Company, and Bossier City, La., native.
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