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Yakima Fires

Post by Adam Ashton / The News Tribune on Sep. 21, 2012 at 4:23 pm
September 21, 2012 4:23 pm

Soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord's 17th Fires Brigade spent the past three weeks training with Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces in Central Washington. Photo by Army Spc. Nathan Goodall.

YAKIMA, Wash. – Soldiers with A Battery, 1st Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade fire an M777 155mm Howitzer cannon while conducting a live fire exercise during Operation Rising Thunder at Yakima Training Center here Sept. 19, 2012. Soldiers with 17th FiB are participating in Operation Rising Thunder to hone their war fighting skills and strengthen their partnership with other units and international allies. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Goodall, 17th Fires Brigade Public Affairs)