14 August 2009

Howitzer prep on FOB Boris

U.S. Army soldiers prepare for a fire mission to register their new M198 155 mm howitzer on Forward Operating Base Boris in East Paktia, Afghanistan, August 8, 2009. The soldiers are assigned to the 25th Infantry Division's Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christopher Nicholas.

FOB Boris was named after Captain Dave Boris of Anvil Troop, 1st Squadron 91st Cavalry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, killed along with Sergeant Adrian Hike on 12 November, 2007 in the Bermel District of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

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