• FORT HOOD, Texas -- Pvt. Whilson Almendares , a native of Delano, Calif., and an assistant gunner assigned to 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division protects his ears as he releases the 120mm mortar into the tube of his M-121 Carrier Mounted 120mm Mortar during a recent Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise here, Dec. 1. The "Greywolf" brigade is preparing for a rotation to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Pvt. Whilson Almendares , a...

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Pvt. Whilson Almendares , a native of Delano, Calif., and an assistant gunner assigned to 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division protects his ears as he releases the 120mm mortar into the...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas -- Staff Sgt. Michael Craven a South Portland, Maine, native and the Mortar section leader assigned to 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, swabs the tube of his M-121 Carrier Mounted 120mm Mortar with a wire bore brush during a recent Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise, here, Dec. 1.

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Staff Sgt. Michael Craven a...

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Staff Sgt. Michael Craven a South Portland, Maine, native and the Mortar section leader assigned to 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, swabs the tube of his M-121 Carrier Mounted 120mm...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas -- A Full Range Practice Cartridge goes flying toward its objective from the tube of an M-121 Carrier Mounted 120mm Mortar.  Soldiers from 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted an immediate suppression mission firing 60 mortars with the use of three M1064A3 vehicles during a recent Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise, here, Dec. 1. The "Greywolf" brigade is preparing for a rotation to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A Full Range Practice...

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A Full Range Practice Cartridge goes flying toward its objective from the tube of an M-121 Carrier Mounted 120mm Mortar. Soldiers from 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted an...

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers from 6th "Saber" Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted live fire training with the M-121 Carrier Mounted 120mm Mortar, here, Dec. 1. The "Saber" Soldiers are taking part in a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise, designed to test the capabilities of the individual crew members and also assess the "Greywolf" brigade before their upcoming rotation to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

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