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Afghan soldiers from the 4th Kandak, Engineer Company, Afghan National Army, demonstrate their ability to achieve proper demolition during a combat engineer course mentored by 258th Mobile Combat Engineer Training Team, Task Force Prowler, near Camp Clark, Afghanistan, Dec. 20, 2012. The ANSF participated in a two-week course in which soldiers learned principle combat engineer skills. In order to graduate, the soldiers had to demonstrate proficiency in handling explosives, neutralizing booby traps, breaching obstacles and combat medical tasks. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Bryan Spear, 3-320 FA Unit Public Affairs Representative)

KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Soldiers assigned to 2nd Platoon, 258th Mobile Combat Engineer Training Team, Task Force Prowler, partnered with Afghan soldiers from the 4th Kandak, Engineer Company, Afghan National Army, conducted a live fire exercise to conclude a two-week combat engineer course near Camp Clark, Afghanistan, Dec. 20, 2012.

During the course, ANSF soldiers learned principle combat engineer skills. In order to graduate, the soldiers had to demonstrate proficiency in handling explosives, neutralizing booby traps, breaching obstacles and combat medical tasks.

At the conclusion of the course 12 soldiers from the Afghan Engineer Coy earned certificates of completion. The successes of courses like these continue to demonstrate the readiness of the Afghan National Army for unilateral operations.


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Date Taken:12.20.2012

Date Posted:01.02.2013 13:39

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