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    Third Platoon, Bravo Battery of the Automatic Battalion, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, lit up the Zabul province night by firing illumination from their M777A2, 155 mm howitzer at suspected enemy movements from FOB Pasab, Zharay District, Zabul province, Afghanistan, July 20, 2011. Photo by Sgt. Christopher McCann

    Valerie's Essentials, daveyboyone, and 29 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Valerie's Essentials 44 months ago | reply

      What a Picture!!! WoW... Stay Safe!!!

    2. Johnney07 44 months ago | reply

      Artillery!!!! Hoah!!

    3. <Gonzo> 44 months ago | reply

      Having been a 13F & a 13M I can appreciate a good 155mm! That triple "7" is a heck of a gun! However I don't think it quite beats a good old M-270A1!! (Just some good old professional rivalry, Nice picture)!

    4. rosekota2011 44 months ago | reply

      Love this pic its so nice

    5. Mark Bonica 44 months ago | reply

      wow - amazing colors

    6. Scotty Man 44 months ago | reply

      Elementis Regamus Proelium

      This is a beautiful picture though, and Arty sure can deliver the goods.
      Stay Strong and Be Safe.

    7. Robert Romero 44 months ago | reply

      These are the same guys that wake me up every night

    8. smokevn 44 months ago | reply

      Now you see why Arty is King of Battle.

    9. zredneckrodeo469 44 months ago | reply

      my personal favorite is the 109 howitzer. its not the size of the gun, its how you use it! first round!!!

    10. bryan62 44 months ago | reply

      I agree z redneck. Arty Rocks!

    11. californiawine1 44 months ago | reply

      all me love to the fighting soldiers

    12. Jim D-1 44 months ago | reply


    13. D'oh Boy (Mark Holloway) [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      What's an "Automatic Battalion"?

    14. coll993 [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

      SPlendid image, well captured..

    15. Statevillain 44 months ago | reply

      Fantastic image. Really brings it home. Be safe out there.

    16. DANGER!1 39 months ago | reply

      So cool. I love the color contrast and warm and cool color mix. Very nice

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