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Afghan mortarmen test their mettle

A 4th Brigade, 201st Afghan National Army Corps soldier prepares a 60mm mortar round for firing just outside Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Jan. 8, 2014, during the culminating exercise of a month-long class the soldiers took on the weapon system. Mortarmen from 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment taught the course. Having the skills to effectively employ indirect fire on the enemy will serve the ANA in protecting the Afghan people during the upcoming election season. The 2nd Battalion is a part of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Task Force Patriot. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)



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This work, Afghan mortarmen test their mettle [Image 12 of 12], by SGT Eric Provost, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.08.2014

Date Posted:01.13.2014 00:14

Photo ID:1149604

VIRIN:140108-A-CB167-001

Resolution:1800x2710

Size:1.2 MB

Location:LAGHMAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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