Support Groups Photos

Contributed by Dan O’Brien

gunrepair_1Photo Courtesy of Rick Ploetz
Rick Ploetz replacing a hydraulic motor

gia_lefiremission_mindblowerMindblower-Fire mission at Gia Le

gia_legunner_12GT74SP/4 Dan O’Brien in the gunner seat at Gia Le

roy_175mm_goldfingerMindblower 8 inch tube is changed
to 175mm and repainted as Goldfinger at FSB Roy

gary_scogginsPhoto Courtesy of Raz Reed
SSG Gary Scoggins loading the 214
pounder into the ACE at Currahee

gunoverPhoto Courtesy of Kelley
One slightly used 175 mm gun for sale.
Low miles carefully maintained by the U.S. Army

Just a little info to go with these photo’s

An 8 inch, M110 howitzer becomes an M107 Gun when the barrel is changed to a 175mm. Something to do with the trajectory of the round that defines the difference between howitzer and a gun.

All photos are of A/1/83rd ARTY XXIV CORPS 101 DIVARTY howitzers/guns and all are of 1969 vintage.