Photo by Sgt. Trenton Lowry
Spc. Eli Swartz, left, and Spc. Dylan Saarinen, right, assigned to the mortar platoon of the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, fire a high explosive round from a 120mm mortar system during a mortar live fire at OP4 on Fort Stewart Oct. 6. The live fire provides Soldiers the opportunity to train for mounted and dismounted mortar operations resulting in increased readiness and lethality.