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Not your average Army truck driver

Staff Sgt. Sheila D. Lucious, a native of Chicago, 3rd squad team leader, truck commander, 1230th Transportation Company. Lucious is securing a generator to a trailer for shipment. Lucious employed an M1120 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck with a load handling system to lift the generator onto the trailer. The load handling system uses a hydraulic lifting system to pick cargo up off the ground and to place onto a trailer. Lucious is a 50 plus year old soldier, she is a onetime great grandmother, three times grandmother and veteran soldier with two overseas deployments. Lucious can drive every vehicle in the 1230th inventory; this includes Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles, recovery vehicles and more, Oct. 12, 2013, at Camp Marmal, Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. The 1230th TC is deployed in support of the 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Commanded by, and Lt. Col. James M. Droppleman, Regional Command North, Afghanistan. (Courtesy Photos provided by Staff Sgt. Sheila D. Luscious, Public Affairs/Released)



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Date Taken:10.12.2013

Date Posted:11.10.2013 11:51

Photo ID:1050046

VIRIN:131110-A-WQ129-004

Resolution:978x789

Size:282.31 KB

Location:CAMP MARMAL, AFGlobe

Hometown:CHICAGO, IL, US

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