Photo Credit: Sgt. Eric Provost, Task Force Patriot PAO
A soldier with 4th Brigade, 201st Afghan National Army Corps, prepares a 60mm mortar round for firing just outside Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Afghanistan, 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 Afghan National Army 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.