Images: Deployment for Training exercise at Army Base Fort Pickett [Image 3 of 5]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Michael Petersheim
Lance Cpl. Zachery Perrin, a field artillery cannoneer attached to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, fires the M-777 Howitzer on Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 16. More than 900 Marines and sailors are taking part in the Deployment for Training exercise at Fort Pickett, Sept. 6-23. The battalion is scheduled to attach to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit as its Battalion Landing Team a few days after the training.