U.S. Soldiers Conduct Mortar Training in Ghazni Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. soldier shows an Afghan soldier how to operate a 60mm mortar system during training in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, July 7, 2013. The soldier is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Foss
  • A U.S. soldier, back, observes as an Afghan soldier makes proper adjustments before loading a 60mm mortar system in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, July 7, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Foss
  • Afghan soldiers take a break during training on operating a 60mm mortar system in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, July 7, 2013.   U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Foss
  • A U.S. soldier, right, observes as an Afghan soldier makes proper adjustments before loading a round in a 60mm mortar system in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, July 7, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Foss
  • A U.S. soldier, right, observes as an Afghan soldier makes proper adjustments before loading a round in a 60mm mortar system in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, July 7, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Foss
  • A U.S. soldier, left, helps as an Afghan soldier loads a round into a 60mm mortar system during training in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, July 7, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Foss
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Ewald, back left, and other soldiers observe as an Afghan soldier fires a 60mm mortar system during training in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, July 7, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Foss