Spartan Cavalry Soldiers maintain readiness on patrol

A Spartan Soldier with the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) mans his fighting position during a patrol conducted May 29 in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. The Spartan Brigade is deployed to Afghanistan as a Security Force Advise Assist Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry , 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs) (Released)