U.S. Soldiers Train on Rocket Systems on Forward Operating Base Salerno

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Daniel DeSaulniers, foreground, instructs soldiers how to aim and arm a shoulder-launched assault weapon at the heavy weapons range on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. DeSaulniers is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army Spc. Juan Marte fires a shoulder-launched assault weapon at the heavy weapons range on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Marte is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Parker, right, gives a class to soldiers on a tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Parker, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Jeremiah Settle, left, fires a tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile at a target while U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Parker and U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jordan Farrar observe on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Settle and Parker, infantrymen, and Farrar are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jordan Farrar fires a tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile at a target while U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Parker, right, observes at the heavy weapons range on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Farrar, an executive officer, and Parker, an infantryman, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Parker, center, instructs soldiers on a tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Parker, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Jeremiah Settle, center, carries off the empty tube after firing a tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile while U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Parker prepares the launcher and U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jordan Farrar signals the next soldier to fire on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Settle and Parker, infantrymen and Farrar are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army Pfc.. Kyle Pelham, left, clears the launcher after firing a tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile at a target as U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Parker, center front, calls for the next soldier to fire and U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jordan Farrar observes on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Pelham and Parker, infantrymen, and Farrar are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson
  • U.S. Army Spc. Adam Greiger, an infantryman, fires an tube-launched, optically-tracked and wire-guided missile at a target while U.S. Army Cpl. Christopher Parker and U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jordan Farrar observe on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst province, Afghanistan, August 14, 2013. Greiger and Parker, infantrymen, and Farrar are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson