U.S. Soldiers Instruct Afghan Soldiers in Mortar Training in Laghman Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David Flores gives a safety brief to his students to kick off the final day of their 60mm mortar system training course on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2014. Flores, a mortar system lead trainer, is assigned to 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment. The Afghan soldiers are assigned to 4th Brigade, 201st Afghan national army corps. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost
  • U.S. Army Spc. Anthony Barajas helps Afghan soldiers prepare 60mm mortar rounds during training on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Afghanistan's Laghman province, Jan. 8, 2014. U.S. soldiers are assigned to 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment. The Afghan soldiers are assigned to 4th Brigade, 201st Afghan National Army corps. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost
  • Afghan soldiers compete in speed drills setting up their 60mm mortar systems during training conducted by U.S. soldiers on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Afghanistan's Laghman province, Jan. 8, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost
  • An Afghan soldier prepares a 60mm mortar round for firing during a training exercise conducted by U.S soldiers on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Afghanistan's Laghman province, Jan. 8, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost
  • An Afghan soldier practices setting up the 60mm mortar system during mortar training conducted by U.S. soldiers on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost
  • A U.S. Army soldier instructs Afghan soldiers alongside how to employ a 60mm mortar system during training on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost
  • A U.S. Army soldier mentors Afghan soldiers on the 60mm mortar systems during the final day of a month-long training on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2014.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost
  • A U.S. Army soldier instructs Afghan soldiers how to drop a 60mm mortar round down the tube for launch during a training exercise on Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Laghman province, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Provost