2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery,
Fort Carson,
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1-12 Infantry, 2-77 Field Artillery team up at Kandahar Airfield

August 28, 2014


Photo Credit: Spc. Ariel Solomon

Soldiers serving with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, shoot a round down range from their M777A2 howitzer on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2014. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on Kandahar Airfield from Forward Operating Base Pasab. The shoot also provided training for a fire support team from 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.



Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston

Staff Sgt. Dustin Simmons, a native of Stillwater, Okla., who serves as a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Div., watches as an artillery round impacts on a remote hillside south of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on Kandahar Airfield from Forward Operating Base Pasab.



Photo Credit: Spc. Ariel Solomon

Pfc. Jordan Lehr (front), who serves with 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regt., 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Division, waits on some sandbags next to a M777A2 howitzer to shoot an artillery round from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2014. The training was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on Kandahar Airfield from Forward Operating Base Pasab.



Photo Credit: Spc. Ariel Solomon

An illumination round is fired from an M777A2 howitzer from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, by Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Aug. 22, 2014. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on Kandahar Airfield from Forward Operating Base Pasab.



Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston

Sgt. Daniel Hoffman, a native of New Prague, Minn., who serves as a fire support noncommissioned officer with Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Inf. Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Division, looks through a long distance laser rangefinder to get measurements for an upcoming artillery shoot south of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.



Photo Credit: Spc. Ariel Solomon

Staff Sgt. Dustin Simmons, a native of Stillwater, Okla., who serves as a squad leader with 3rd Platoon, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Div., watches as an adjusted artillery round impacts on a remote hillside south of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on Kandahar Airfield from Forward Operating Base Pasab.



Photo Credit: Spc. Ariel Solomon

An artillery round detonates at the base of a remote hill south of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, fired by Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on Kandahar Airfield from Forward Operating Base Pasab.



Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston

First Lt. Elyse Ping Medvigy, a native of Sebastopol, Calif., who serves as a fire support officer with Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Inf. Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Division, takes coordinates for the call for fire on her notepad that she received through her radio in preparation for an artillery shoot south of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan,



Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston

Illumination rounds fired by Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, light up a remote hill south of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2014. The rounds were part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on Kandahar Airfield from Forward Operating Base Pasab. The shoot also provided training for a fire support team from 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.


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