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2nd, 4th CEB and 8th ESB Marines complete first Reserve Sapper Course

Marines with 2nd and 4th Combat Engineer Battalions and 8th Engineer Support Bn. connect TNT wires using “the British Junction” knot during a demolition range aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 23, 2013. The Marines were required to create each type of charge they were going to ignite, to include doughnut, oval, concrete, det-linear, uli-knot slider, fence, window and water charges. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Marcin Platek/Released)



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This work, 2nd, 4th CEB and 8th ESB Marines complete first Reserve Sapper Course [Image 3 of 5], by Cpl Marcin Platek, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.23.2013

Date Posted:08.08.2013 17:58

Photo ID:991548

VIRIN:130323-M-QX735-581

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:2.41 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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