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Afghan mortarmen test their mettle

An Afghan soldier with 4th Brigade, 201st Afghan National Army Corps practices setting up the 60mm mortar system in preparation for the culminating live-fire exercise for their month-long mortar training, Jan. 8, 2014, at Forward Operating Base Gamberi. Effective indirect fire is an essential part to modern military operations and will serve the ANA well during the upcoming presidential elections. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO)



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This work, Afghan mortarmen test their mettle [Image 9 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 00:15

Photo ID:1149607

VIRIN:140108-A-CB167-004

Resolution:2400x1782

Size:714.97 KB

Location:LAGHMAN PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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