Pic of the Day – Artillery Live Fire Exercise

An artillery round exits the barrel of an M777A2 155mm Howitzer during a live fire exercise by 2d Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin CA, Feb. 19. Soldiers from the 2-8 FA are training at the NTC during a month-long rotation in preparation for the 1/25th’s deployment to Afghanistan later this year. (US Army photo by Spc. Michael Blalack, 1/25 PAO.)

[Image courtesy of the US Department of Defense Website.]

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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