Operation Catalyst

Operation Catalyst

Photo by Leading Seaman Phillip Cullinan

Local Caption:

Sergeant William Ross is the safety superviser as infantry soldiers fire the 84mm Carl Gustav at a live fire range shoot as part of Overwatch Battle Group (West)-3 in Iraq.

Deep Caption

Approximately 500 personnel, drawn mostly from Darwin’s 1st Brigade, make up the Overwatch Battle Group (West) – Three (OBG(W)-3). The Battle group is helping the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and Provincial Governments build a secure and stable Iraq. OBG(W)-3 operates in the Al Muthanna and Dhi Qar provinces as part of the Multi National Force – Iraq (MNF-I).