U.S. Soldiers Train, Mentor Afghan Soldiers During Howitzer Training on Camp Eagle

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Schuerger, left, goes over mission plans during the classroom portion of a field artillery exercise on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 20, 2014. Schuerger is assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and serves as a field artillery security force assistance team member to the Afghan National Army's 205th Corps. The exercise was the culmination of a month-long training course to teach Afghan soldiers from four brigades the basics of field artillery. U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer
  • An Afghan army officer teaches grid coordinates to Afghan soldiers during a field artillery exercise on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 20, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer
  • U.S. Army 1st Lt. Marco Kilongkilong, center, greets Afghan soldiers at the Regional Artillery Training Center on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 20, 2014. Kilongkilong, a field artillery advisor, is assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment. He was among a handful of advisors leading the first field artillery class taught at the center.  U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer
  • An Afghan soldier looks through the range finder on a howitzer D-30 cannon during a live-fire exercise held on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2014.
 U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer
  • An Afghan soldier fires a howitzer D-30 122 millimeter cannon during a live-fire exercise held on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer
  • An Afghan soldier fires a howitzer D-30 122 millimeter cannon during a live-fire exercise held on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul J. LaCamera, Regional Command South, second from left, 4th Infantry Division commanding general, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. John "J.T." Thomson, deputy commanding general for support for Regional Command South and 4th Infantry Division, inspect a howitzer D-30 artillery122 millimeter round before it is launched during a live-fire exercise held on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 22, 2014. LaCamera and Thompson were visiting a live-fire exercise conducted by soldiers of the Afghan National Army's 205th Corps during the final days of a month-long training course on Camp Eagle. U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer
  • Afghan army Brig. Gen. Mohammed Akram Sameh, left, a field artillery officer and commander of 2nd Brigade, 205th Corps, pins the field artillery cannon insignia on an Afghan officer during a graduation ceremony held on Camp Eagle, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer