Field Artillery Regiment (FAR) brings the boom during Operation Thunderstruck

Staff Sgt. Randy Carter, a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System crewmember, from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, conducts system checks before live-fire exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
Staff Sgt. Randy Carter, a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System crewmember, from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, conducts system checks before live-fire exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Two M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment prepare for live-fire exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
Two M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment prepare for live-fire exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Two M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment prepare for live-fire exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR ability to provide lethal, long- or close-range precision firepower anywhere on land at any time. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

A M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, fires a rocket during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 28, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Staff Sgt. Walter Escalante, a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System crewmember, from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, performs systems checks inside a HIMARS before live-fire exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Three M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, fire rockets during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 28, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Two M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment move towards a C-17 Globemaster III to be loaded for rapid deployment exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 30, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

A M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System is ground-guided off a C-17 Globemaster III during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 30, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Staff Sgt. Randy Carter, a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System crewmember, from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, conducts system checks before live-fire exercises during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Crewmembers from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, raise M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems to pinpoint accuracy for live rounds during Operation Thunderstruck Jan. 29, 2020 at Holland Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C. Operation Thunderstruck is an exercise conducted to maintain readiness of 3-321 FAR’s ability to provide long range precision firepower. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Nathaniel Gayle, 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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