U.S. Soldiers Train Afghan Artillerymen on Howitzer Weapon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew Conrad, right, shows Afghan soldiers how to adjust the aim on a D-30 122mm howitzer on Forward Operating Base Tagab in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Sept. 3, 2013. Conrad is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • An Afghan soldier practices adjusting the aim on a D-30 122mm howitzer on Forward Operating Base Tagab in Afghanistan’s Kapisa province, Sept. 3, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. soldiers observe as an Afghan army fire support officer teaches a class on the D-30 122mm howitzer on Forward Operating Base Tagab in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Sept. 3, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • An Afghan soldier pounds a spike into the ground to stabilize a D-30 122mm howitzer before firing the weapon on Forward Operating Base Tagab in Afghanistan’s Kapisa province, Sept. 5, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew Conrad, right, observe as Afghan soldiers load a D-30 122mm howitzer during certification exercises on Forward Operating Base Tagab in Afghanistan’s Kapisa province, Sept. 5, 2013. Conrad is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • A U.S. soldier observes the firing of a D-30 122mm howitzer by Afghan soldiers during certification exercises on Forward Operating Base Tagab in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Sept. 5, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor
  • An Afghan army fire support crew fires a D-30 122mm howitzer during certification exercises on Forward Operating Base Tagab in Afghanistan’s Kapisa province, Sept. 5, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Margaret Taylor