August 6, 2009

Marines Train Afghans During Live-fire Exercise

An Afghan soldier covers his ears as a fellow soldier fires a D-30 122 mm howitzer artillery cannon during a live-fire exercise at Forward Operating Base Kalagush in Afghanistan’s Nuristan province, Aug. 2, 2009. The training marked the first time 4th Kandak forward observers called in an artillery strike for Afghan artillerymen. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew Moeller

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