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Sappers operate at Yakima

Staff Sgt. Daniel Becerra and Pvt. Justin Moore, combat engineers assigned to the 571st Sapper Company, search for simulated explosives at the Yakima Training Center, Oct. 16-26. Both soldiers are members of the 571st Sapper Company and are training to certify, during a mission readiness exercise in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan early 2014.



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This work, Sappers operate at Yakima [Image 1 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:1042904

VIRIN:131022-A-CD114-982

Resolution:3492x2603

Size:5.75 MB

Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, USGlobe

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