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Helmand province electrical engineers, linemen receive training, new equipment

Afghan engineers and linemen in Helmand province practice new skills taught by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Da Afghaninstan Breshna Sherkat (Afghanistan’s electric utility company) employees learned how to safely operate the new electric utility trucks donated to them by the United States in early December.



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This work, Helmand province electrical engineers, linemen receive training, new equipment [Image 5 of 5], by Karla Marshall, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.10.2012

Date Posted:12.16.2012 21:27

Photo ID:802487

VIRIN:121210-A-DK015-029

Resolution:2784x1848

Size:522 KB

Location:HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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