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EOD airmen blast keeping service members safe

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dustin Frey, an explosive ordnance disposal airmen deployed to the 966th Air Expeditionary Squadron at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, cuts blocks of C-4 before performing a controlled detonation, March 15, 2012. Frey is deployed to Afghanistan from the Nebraska Air National Guard out of the 155th Air Refueling Wing in Lincoln, Neb. The EOD flight with the 966th AES is tasked to mitigate, render safe, and/or destroy any conventional or unconventional explosive threat as well as chemical, nuclear or biological hazards inside and outside the wire. Their operations can be performed 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Some of their responsibilities as EOD technicians include mitigating improvised explosive devices, post blast analysis and route clearing packages.



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This work, EOD airmen blast keeping service members safe [Image 6 of 38], by SSgt Sara Csurilla, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.15.2012

Date Posted:03.26.2012 04:39

Photo ID:548212

VIRIN:120315-F-NH180-804

Resolution:3994x2832

Size:2.86 MB

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

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