1-40 CAV trains ANA on U.S. weapons

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Written by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill Wednesday, 23 December 2009 22:24

PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Krisch, a paratrooper with 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, coaches an Afghan National Army soldier in loading a .50-caliber mounted machine gun during a weapons training course Dec. 20 at Combat Outpost Deysie in the Paktya Province of eastern Afghanistan. The ANA received training on the .50-caliber mounted machine gun, 203 grenade launcher, M-4 rifle, and 249 squad automatic weapon. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Pfc. Braidy Allen, a paratrooper with 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, discusses firing techniques for the Afghan National Army, Dec. 20, at a range at Combat Outpost Deysie in Paktya province of eastern Afghanistan. The ANA received training on the .50-caliber mounted machine gun, 203 grenade launcher, M-4 rifle, and 249 squad automatic weapon. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, analyze a target during a weapons training exercise with the Afghan National Army, Dec. 20, at a range at Combat Outpost Deysie in Paktya province of eastern Afghanistan. The ANA received training on the .50-caliber mounted machine gun, 203 grenade launcher, M-4 rifle, and 249 squad automatic weapon. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs) PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Krisch, a Paratrooper with 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, gives a thumbs up to an Afghan National Army Soldier Dec. 20 after he successfully loaded and fired the .50cal during a weapons training course at Combat Outpost Deysie in the Paktya Province of eastern Afghanistan. The ANA received training on the .50cal, 203 grenade launcher, M-4 rifle, and 249 SAW. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs)PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc Joshua Longabaugh, a paratrooper with 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, coaches an Afghan National Army soldier in firing techniques during a weapons training course, Dec. 20, at Combat Outpost Deysie in Paktya province of eastern Afghanistan. The ANA received training on the .50-caliber mounted machine gun, 203 grenade launcher, M-4 rifle, and 249 squad automatic weapon. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Andrya Hill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs)