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Soldiers perform essential equipment check

Soldiers with 836th Engineer Company check their powered air purifying respirator masks for issues during a lull in operations in Fort Worth, Feb. 1. The unit, headquartered in Kingsville, Texas, is in the area with Joint Task Force 71 as part of a mission to support civilian authorities in the weeks leading up to Super Bowl 45. Maintaining equipment readiness ensures the unit will be able to respond rapidly if called upon.



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This work, Soldiers perform essential equipment check [Image 16 of 30], by SSG Melissa Bright, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.01.2011

Date Posted:02.08.2011 15:46

Photo ID:364843

VIRIN:110201-A-#####-144

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:3.78 MB

Location:FORT WORTH, TX, USGlobe

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