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River Assault

Combat engineers with the 459th Engineer Company from Bridgeport, W.Va. prepare to maneuver sections of an Improved Ribbon Bridge in a Bridge Erection Boat on the Arkansas River July 26 at Fort Chaffee, Ark. The floating bridge, which took three hours to complete, was the culmination event during River Assault 2012.



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This work, River Assault [Image 13 of 14], by SGT Bradley Miller, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.26.2012

Date Posted:08.01.2012 15:33

Photo ID:637274

VIRIN:120726-A-KY778-149

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:6.35 MB

Location:FORT CHAFFEE, AR, USGlobe

Hometown:BRIDGEPORT, WV, US

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