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Marines conduct IED training during Exercise Desert Scimitar

Lance Cpl. Dakota A. Fillers, a motor transport operator with Truck Company Alpha, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, simulates using a metal detector to sweep the ground for simulated improvised explosive devices here, May 3, 2013. Fillers, a 19-year-old native of Greenville, Tenn., checked for additional IEDs after a vehicle in his convoy was struck by a simulated IED. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacob H. Harrer)



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This work, Marines conduct IED training during Exercise Desert Scimitar [Image 13 of 18], by Sgt Jacob Harrer, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.03.2013

Date Posted:05.06.2013 20:16

Photo ID:924471

VIRIN:130503-M-XZ121-103

Resolution:3456x5184

Size:2.98 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:GREENVILLE, TN, US

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