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Afghan engineers build their foundation

Two Afghan National Army soldiers from the 4th Kandak Battalion help the backhoe loader operator fill the HESCO barriers of the patrol base perimeter. The Afghan soldiers were first taught how to assemble the barriers before they were allowed to build the perimeter unassisted.



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This work, Afghan engineers build their foundation [Image 3 of 6], by SGT Joseph Koktan, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.11.2012

Date Posted:06.11.2012 03:11

Photo ID:599121

VIRIN:120611-A-UL290-004

Resolution:578x379

Size:177.32 KB

Location:TARIN KOWT, AFGlobe

Hometown:SAN ANTONIO, TX, US

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