Dec 29, 2008

Cpl. Steven D. Bowling, a 21-year-old tank mechanic from Lexington, N.C, with Alpha Co., 2nd Tank Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 5, rigs the crane of a M88 Hercules to the power pack (engine and transmission) of an M1A1 tank and signals for it to be pulled out Dec. 29. Oil filters and seals were replaced as part of the semi-annual training performed on the tank twice a year.

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