U.S. Soldiers Conduct Mortar Training on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Sheign K. Hopson, left kneeling, and fellow soldiers observe as an Afghan army commander looks through the sight of a 60mm mortar system on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. Hopson, an indirect fire infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spc. Adam L. Cayton makes adjustments to a 60mm mortar system on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. Cayton, an indirect fire infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Adam L. Cayton, foreground, and Sheign K. Hopson cover their ears as they fire a 60mm mortar system on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2013. Cayton and Hopson, indirect fire infantrymen, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Adam L. Cayton, and Sheign K. Hopson fire a 81mm mortar system on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Sept. 12, 2013. Cayton and Hopson, indirect fire infantrymen, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Adam L. Cayton, right, and Sheign K. Hopson make adjustments to a 81mm mortar system during a live-fire training exercise on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Sept. 12, 2013. Cayton and Hopson, indirect fire infantrymen, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Adam L. Cayton, and Sheign K. Hopson fire a 81mm mortar system during a live-fire training exercise on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Sept. 12, 2013. Cayton and Hopson, indirect fire infantrymen, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spcs. Adam L. Cayton, and Sheign K. Hopson fire a 81mm mortar system during a live-fire training exercise on Afghan Combat Outpost Kaligu in Paktya province, Afghanistan, Sept. 12, 2013. Cayton and Hopson, indirect fire infantrymen, are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller