Task Force Liberty Soldiers find mortar cache near Bayji
TIKRIT, Iraq - A Task Force Liberty combat patrol discovered a
cache of mortar rounds near Bayji at about 12:30 p.m. March 25. The
cache included 25 60mm mortar rounds, four 81mm mortar rounds and
one mortar tube.
Task Force Liberty consists of the Army National Guard's 42nd
Infantry Division Headquarters and base units along with the 116th
Brigade Combat Team and 278th Regimental Combat Team. The task force
also includes the 1st and 3rd Brigade Combat Teams from the Army's
3rd Infantry Division.
The 42nd Infantry Division and Task Force Liberty conducts a range
of operations in full partnership with Iraqi Security Forces to
support the Interim Iraqi Government. Simultaneously, the division
conducts stability and support operations to create a safe and
secure environment for the people of North Central Iraq.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT 42ND
INFANTRY DIVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS.