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Combat engineers explode with confidence

A stack of Marines takes cover behind a protective blanket during an explosion Aug. 28 while completing a demolitions training evolution at a demo range in the Central Training Area. The knowledge of the different types of explosives in urban mobility breaching is vital to combat engineers as they perform a key role in a war-time theater. The Marines are combat engineers with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force.



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This work, Combat engineers explode with confidence [Image 4 of 4], by Cpl Jose Lujano, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.28.2013

Date Posted:09.06.2013 00:57

Photo ID:1011032

VIRIN:130828-M-SO590-932

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:7.39 MB

Location:OKINAWA, JP

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