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U.S. Army Sgt. Brandon Johnpier, left and Spc. Stephen

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U.S. Army Sgt. Brandon Johnpier, left and Spc. Stephen Maklos, assigned to Delaware Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, take cover while conducting M67 fragmentation grenade live fire training at Kraft Range on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2016. In order to maintain a safe instructional environment and enforce safety standards, a ‘pit’ noncommissioned officer supervised the Soldiers who were conducting the training in the grenade pits, directing them on proper handling and use of explosives. The fragmentation hand grenade has a lethal radius of 5 meters and can produce casualties up to 15 meters, dispersing fragments as far as 230 meters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alejandro Pena)

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29/09/2016
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