Field artillery history on display

By Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsNovember 15, 2007

Hopedale, Mass. native Pvt. Shaun Connor, a field artilleryman with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, paints an M2A2 105mm Howitzer on Camp Taji, Iraq Nov. 13. The Korean War-era field artillery piece is one of many vintage pieces which units have on display outside their unit buildings on the base camp. With just a couple of months left to go until the unit's return to Fort Hood, Texas, Battery A has been working to get their unit area ready for their replacements who arrive sometime early next year.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Hopedale, Mass. native Pvt. Shaun Connor, a field artilleryman with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, paints an M2A2 105mm Howitzer on Camp Taji, Iraq Nov. 13. The Korean War-era field artillery piece is one of many vintage pieces which units have on display outside their unit buildings on the base camp. With just a couple of months left to go until the unit's return to Fort Hood, Texas, Battery A has been working to get their unit area ready for their replacements who arrive sometime early next year. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Hopedale, Mass., native Pvt. Shaun Connor, a field artilleryman for Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, enjoys a day spent painting a Korean War-era M2A2 105mm Howitzer on Camp Taji, Iraq Nov. 13. The Korean War-era field artillery piece is one of many vintage pieces which units have on display outside their unit buildings on the base camp. With just a couple of months left to go until the unit's return to Fort Hood, Texas, Battery A has been working to get their unit area ready for their replacements who arrive sometime early next year.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Hopedale, Mass., native Pvt. Shaun Connor, a field artilleryman for Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, enjoys a day spent painting a Korean War-era M2A2 105mm Howitzer on Camp Taji, Iraq Nov. 13. The Korean War-era field artillery piece is one of many vintage pieces which units have on display outside their unit buildings on the base camp. With just a couple of months left to go until the unit's return to Fort Hood, Texas, Battery A has been working to get their unit area ready for their replacements who arrive sometime early next year. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL