This edition of “Photo Friday” is for all my mortarmen out there. Enjoy Warriors!
From left, U.S. Army Pfc. Jerry Cleveland and Spc. Brett Mitchell, both from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), fire a 120mm mortar during a combat operation in the Da\’udzay Valley in the Zabol province of Afghanistan Oct. 23, 2007. The operation is a joint Afghan National Army and ISAF mission to clear anti-government elements from the Dawzi area in Zabol province, Afghanistan.
photo courtesy of: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jim Downen
A high-explosive mortar fired by Marines with Company E, Battalion Landing Team 2/4, leaves the tube of an M-224 60 mm mortar during a live-fire raid rehearsal here Aug. 1.
photo courtesy of: USMC
A U.S. Army soldier with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment fires a mortar round during an area reconnaissance mission off Highway 1 in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on Oct. 1, 2010.
photo courtesy of: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Grenier