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EOD train to secure area one IED at a time

A simulated jug of homemade explosive is exposed during an explosive ordnance disposal training scenario, Oct. 23, at Combat Outpost Talukan. The training is conducted by EOD technicians with the 466th AES, Task Force Arctic Wolves, and is aimed at providing Afghan National Civil Order Police EOD technicians with the skills and knowledge needed to find and clear improvised explosive devices on their own.



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This work, EOD train to secure area one IED at a time [Image 2 of 16], by SSG Lindsey Kibler, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.22.2011

Date Posted:10.29.2011 11:02

Photo ID:481208

VIRIN:111022-A-#####-075

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:3.14 MB

Location:TALUKAN, AF

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