• U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dave Carbary (left), of Sterling Heights, Mich., a section chief with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, verifies the sight picture on a 105 mm M119A2 howitzer while Battery A's Staff Sgt. Jahrahrah Gousby (seated), a gunner from Brooklyn, N.Y., and Spc. Victor Aguilar, an assistant gunner from Lake Dallas, Texas, prepare to discharge the weapon during a dry-fire exercise at Combat Outpost Sultan Kheyl, Wardak province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2013. The M119A2 howitzer is capable of hitting targets up to 12 miles away. Since the Battery A fire team arrived at Sultan Kheyl in September, enemy mortar and rocket attacks against the COP have been dramatically reduced, largely due to the fire team's accuracy and quick response time. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    1-76 FA's howitzer prowess keeps enemy at bay

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dave Carbary (left), of Sterling Heights, Mich., a section chief with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, verifies the sight picture on a 105 mm M119A2...

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jahrahrah Gousby, of Brooklyn, N.Y., a gunner with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, sights in a 105 mm M119A2 howitzer during a dry-fire exercise at Combat Outpost Sultan Kheyl, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2013. The M119A2 howitzer is capable of hitting targets up to 12 miles away. Since the Battery A fire team arrived at Sultan Kheyl in September, enemy mortar and rocket attacks against the COP have been dramatically reduced, largely due to the fire team's accuracy and quick response time. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    1-76 FA's howitzer prowess keeps enemy at bay

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jahrahrah Gousby, of Brooklyn, N.Y., a gunner with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, sights in a 105 mm M119A2 howitzer during a dry-fire exercise at...

  • Though not used during a dry-fire exercise conducted by the fire team from Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, 105 mm M119A2 howitzer warheads and charges are staged for use near the howitzer pit at Combat Outpost Sultan Kheyl, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2013. The M119A2 howitzer is capable of hitting targets up to 12 miles away. Since the Battery A fire team arrived at Sultan Kheyl in September, enemy mortar and rocket attacks against the COP have been dramatically reduced, largely due to the fire team's accuracy and quick response time. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    1-76 FA's howitzer prowess keeps enemy at bay

    Though not used during a dry-fire exercise conducted by the fire team from Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, 105 mm M119A2 howitzer warheads and charges are staged for use near the...

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dave Carbary (left), of Sterling Heights, Mich., a section chief with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, receives coordinates from fire support command with the help of Battery A's radio transmitter operator, Pfc. Simpson Withrow, from La Grange, Ind., during a 105 mm M119A2 howitzer dry-fire exercise at Combat Outpost Sultan Kheyl, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2013. The M119A2 howitzer is capable of hitting targets up to 12 miles away. Since the Battery A fire team arrived at Sultan Kheyl in September, enemy mortar and rocket attacks against the COP have been dramatically reduced, largely due to the fire team's accuracy and quick response time. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

    1-76 FA's howitzer prowess keeps enemy at bay

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dave Carbary (left), of Sterling Heights, Mich., a section chief with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, receives coordinates from fire support command...

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