ANA demonstrate excellence, graduate mortar training
Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Abram J Pinnington (101st Airborne)
KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan " Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree, the senior enlisted Soldier of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), awards a coin of excellence to an Afghan National Army soldier for being named the honor graduate from two-week mortarmen course at the Fires Center of Excellence, Camp Parsa, Afghanistan, Jan. 3, 2013. The FCOE, a school developed and mentored by Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is designed to teach sustainable practices and methods that will allow the ANA to engage the enemy effectively with improved capabilities. Once they have completed the required training, the trainees must exhibit their abilities to successfully employ and utilize their weapon system with a live-fire demonstration. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington, TF 3/101 Public Affairs)
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