Military-Picture

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I’m raising support for a possible charity mixtape called “Healing”. 100% of profits would be donated to school shooting victims and families.

I need to raise enough interest to get the studio to record it with me.

https://www.facebook.com/tseawolph?ref=hl <— if you take 10 seconds out of your day to like this and reblog this post, you could make a world of difference in thousands of lives.

Thanks for any and all support guys. Lets get this to circulate!

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Wilbur, a U.S. Marine Corps military working dog with a Marine special operations team, takes a break with his handler after successfully searching a build site for an Afghan Local Police (ALP) checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 30, 2013. The ALP complemented counterinsurgency efforts by assisting and supporting rural areas with a limited Afghan National Security Forces presence. (DoD photo by Sgt. Pete Thibodeau/Released)

I’m not saying that I see this picture and always think “Steve Rogers signing the official papers at his and Bucky’s wedding”, I’m just saying that that’s exactly what I think. 

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The M777 Ultra-Light Howitzer

Manufacturer: BAE Systems’ Global Combat Systems
Caliber: 155mm
Max Range: 24 km (15 mi) with standard M107 rounds
                    40 km (25 mi) with GPS guided Excalibur rounds
In service: since 2005
Used by: United States Marine Corps
               United States Army
               Royal Saudi Land Force
               Australian Army
               Canadian Army

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Photo Credits, in descending order:

— U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire an artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district, Kandahar, on June 12, 2011. (Reuters/Baz Ratner)

— A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallions with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), externally lifts M777 howitzers over Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 29, 2012. HMH-361 provided aerial support by repositioning the howitzers to Camp Dwyer. (Sgt. Keonaona C. Paulo)

(Canadian Army)

(BAE Systems)

— An M-777 155mm howitzer fires at a low ballistic trajectory in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army)

(BAE Systems)

— An artillery round exits the barrel of an M777A2 155mm Howitzer during a live-fire exercise by 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at the National Training Center here Feb. 19. Soldiers from the 2-8th FA are training at the NTC during a month-long rotation in preparation for the 1-25th’s deployment to Afghanistan later this year. (Spc. Michael Blalack, 1-25th SBCT PAO)      

Lance Cpl. Joseph Nunez from Burbank, Calif., interacts with Viky, a U.S. Marine Corps improvised explosive device detection dog, after searching a compound while conducting counter-insurgency operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 17, 2013. The Marines of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment conducted operations to deter insurgent activity, establish a presence and gather human intelligence.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Alejandro Pena/Released

I am a sucker for dogs.