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Sappers operate at Yakima

First Lt. James Myers, 610th Engineer Company, executive officer, 14th Engineer Battalion, briefs soldiers of the 570th Sapper Company before they head out on to the live-fire range, Yakima Training Center, Oct. 16-26. The 570th and 571st Sapper Company’s were at the training area to certify and train during a mission readiness exercise in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan early 2014.



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This work, Sappers operate at Yakima [Image 3 of 3], by SSG David Chapman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.22.2013

Date Posted:10.29.2013 22:52

Photo ID:1042896

VIRIN:131022-A-CD114-824

Resolution:4069x2656

Size:6.61 MB

Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, USGlobe

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