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Chemical Company training cleans up Yakima Fairgrounds

Spc. Michael Throm, a chemical operations specialist with 181st Chemical Company, 2nd Chemical Battalion, exhales sharply after finishing a search for any potential chemical or radiological threats around the perimeter of the Agricultural building at the Yakima Fairgrounds in Yakima, Wash., May 8.



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This work, Chemical Company training cleans up Yakima Fairgrounds [Image 1 of 5], by SGT Matthew Thompson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.09.2011

Date Posted:05.09.2011 18:39

Photo ID:399553

VIRIN:110508-A-OB963-044

Resolution:1944x2896

Size:260.89 KB

Location:WA, US

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