Spartans certify their 105mm howitzers

By U.S. ArmyJanuary 10, 2019

Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, prepare to fire their M119 Howitzer, certifying their capability to shoot accurately in a timely and safe manner, Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, prepare to fire their M119 Howitzer, certifying their capability to shoot accurately in a timely and safe manner, Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Skripnichuk) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, fire their M119 Howitzer certifying their capability to shoot accurately in a timely and safe manner Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, fire their M119 Howitzer certifying their capability to shoot accurately in a timely and safe manner Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, fire their M119 Howitzer certifying their capability to shoot accurately in a timely and safe manner Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, fire their M119 Howitzer certifying their capability to shoot accurately in a timely and safe manner Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, load a 105mm, High Explosive, cartridge into their M119 Howitzer during live-fire training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 10, 2019.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, load a 105mm, High Explosive, cartridge into their M119 Howitzer during live-fire training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 10, 2019. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, eject spent ammunition from their M119 howitzer during certification training Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The Spartans certify on the M119 howitzer twice a year to maintain their accuracy, speed, and safety. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alex Skripnichuk)
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, eject spent ammunition from their M119 howitzer during certification training Jan. 10, 2019, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The Spartans certify on the M119 howitzer twice a year to maintain their accuracy, speed, and safety. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alex Skripnichuk) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk) VIEW ORIGINAL