Fortuna native serves in Kuwait

Sgt. Travis Payton, a native of Fortuna and wheeled vehicle mechanic assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, evaluates targets during an M2 .50-caliber Machine Gun qualification at Udairi Range Complex in northwestern Kuwait on Feb. 4. Two soldiers qualified at a time with each having an assistant gunner and a lane safety evaluating the hit-to-miss ratio.

U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch, 2nd ABCT PAO, 4th Inf. Div.