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Army EOD provides controlled explosion of unexploded Artillery Shell

Members from JBER's Army EOD company await an Alaska Army National Guard to transport them from the mountaintop near "Penguin Ridge", Girdwood, after performing a controlled explosion of an unexploded avalanche artillery shell. The shell was discovered by hikers, and was immediately reported and was safely removed.



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This work, Army EOD provides controlled explosion of unexploded Artillery Shell [Image 1 of 2], by George Kale, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.29.2012

Date Posted:08.30.2012 14:38

Photo ID:655397

VIRIN:120829-D-FZ583-962

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:4.01 MB

Location:ANCHORAGE, AK, USGlobe

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