U.S. Soldiers Conduct Fire Support Missions on Combat Outpost Wilderness

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers prepare a round for a fire support mission using an M119 105mm howitzer on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. The soldiers, assigned to 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, are providing support to Company G, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
  • U.S. UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters fly above as soldiers prepare for a fire support mission using an M119 105mm howitzer on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
  • U.S. soldiers prepare a round for a fire support mission using an M119 105mm howitzer on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
  • U.S. soldiers fire an M119 105mm howitzer during a fire support mission on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
  • U.S. soldiers eject an ammo shell during a fire support mission using an M119 105mm howitzer on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
  • A U.S. soldier adjusts the settings on an M777 155mm howitzer during a fire support mission on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
  • U.S. soldiers load a round into an M777 155mm howitzer during a fire support mission on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper
  • U.S. soldiers fire an M777 155mm howitzer during a fire support mission on Combat Outpost Wilderness, Paktya province, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper