Mustangs certify on 120 mm mortar system to support reconnaissance operations

By 1st Lt. Matt Coccia, 6-8 Cavalry, 4th IBCT, 3rd ID, UPARJune 20, 2014

From left: Cpl. Robert Goodfrey from Cashmere, Wash., Spc. Alec Morales from Bakersfield, Calif., and Spc. Stephen Ellis from Indianapolis, all assigned to the mortar platoon from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, fire a round to certify on a 120 mm mortar system May 19, 2014, on Fort Stewart, Ga. The certification enables the Mustang Battalion to perform mounted and dismounted reconnaissance operations to support the Vanguard Brigade
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – From left: Cpl. Robert Goodfrey from Cashmere, Wash., Spc. Alec Morales from Bakersfield, Calif., and Spc. Stephen Ellis from Indianapolis, all assigned to the mortar platoon from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, fire a round to certify on a 120 mm mortar system May 19, 2014, on Fort Stewart, Ga. The certification enables the Mustang Battalion to perform mounted and dismounted reconnaissance operations to support the Vanguard Brigade (Photo Credit: 1st Lt. Matt Coccia, 68 Cavalry, 4th IBCT, 3rd ID, UPAR) VIEW ORIGINAL