Photo Credit: Spc. Brian SmithDutton, Task Force 3101 Public Affairs
First Sgt. Patrick Brossman (far), senior noncommissioned officer, Headquarters Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), shows his son, Pfc. Jerry Brossman (near), an infantry team leader, assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, sectors of fire for their M240B machine gun while on tower guard at Forward Operation Base Salerno, Afghanistan, Dec. 25, 2012. The father and son team pulled guard so the other guards were afforded the opportunity to enjoy their Christmas lunch. 1st Sgt. Brossman has served in the Army 19 years, while his son has just reached his 19th month. This is the father and son's first deployment together.