Spc. Michael Sanchez, a gunner with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team, loads an M2 .50-caliber machine gun before his gun truck leaves base on a combat logistics patrol to resupply a combat outpost May 26, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The M2 is considered a heavy machine gun. US Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod.