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Route clearance patrol keeps roads safe

U.S. Army Pfc. Christopher Schieb, a driver with A Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke and a native of Palmdale, Calif., drives the buffalo, a vehicle designed to discover improvised explosive devices, during a route clearance patrol in Khowst province, Afghanistan, May 23. The purpose of route clearance is to allow convoys freedom of movement in Khowst province. With only two route clearance companies assigned to the 3 BCT, 1 Inf. Div., the soldiers are constantly busy ensuring the routes are clear of possible dangers.



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This work, Route clearance patrol keeps roads safe [Image 2 of 2], by SPC Tobey White, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.23.2011

Date Posted:05.25.2011 01:34

Photo ID:406552

VIRIN:110523-A-FC231-001

Resolution:1800x1196

Size:526.34 KB

Location:KHOWST PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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