Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAO
BAGHDAD - "This knocked the dust off, you know, to make sure we're still doing what we know how to do," said Spc. Gordon Brooks, a mortar man from Tucson, Ariz., assigned to C Troop, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, after firing five rounds of high-explosive mortars at a target a few kilometers away from Joint Security Station Istaqlaal, here, July 31. Brooks and his fellow mortar men were tasked a fire mission in order to keep their skills polished while in Iraq.
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