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ANA 209th Corps combat engineers commence fully independent operations

Afghan National Army 209th Corps’ 2nd Brigade Route Clearance Company Commander Capt. Nawid prepares to initiate a controlled detonation intended to destroy a cache of unexploded ordinance including rockets and mortars. The explosives were successfully destroyed and the area was rendered safe for the local civilians who helped point out the location of the cache. (Photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brittany Ramos, Task Force Comet Public Affairs)



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This work, ANA 209th Corps combat engineers commence fully independent operations [Image 5 of 25], by 1LT Brittany Ramos, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.19.2012

Date Posted:01.04.2013 04:40

Photo ID:809673

VIRIN:121219-A-UT909-434

Resolution:3872x2592

Size:7.56 MB

Location:REGIONAL COMMAND-NORTH, AF

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