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Soldiers of the Afghanistan National Army lead a route clearance patrol in the Uruzgan province using U.S. donated 1151 model HMMWVs. Master Sergeant James Scarbrough part of 288th Sapper Company's ANA Mentorship Platoon goes over the day's plan with the ANA unit commander, Lieutenant Esmatullah, before going out on mission. After the mission, the Soldiers of the ANA and the 288th do an after-action-review of the day. Soundbites include MSG. James Scarbrough - ANA Mentor and Lieutenant Esmatullah - ANA Commander. Translation Mahmood Khan. Produced by SSG. Robert Souza. Also available in High Definition.


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This work, Soldiers of the Afghanistan National Army Lead a Route Clearance Mission with Mentors From the 288th Sapper Company, by SSG Robert Souza, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.13.2012

Date Posted:06.16.2012 2:24AM

Category:Package

Video ID:146927

VIRIN:120613-A-ID485-733

Filename:DOD_100419348

Length:00:01:13

Location:URUZGAN, AFGlobe

Hometown:HOUSTON, MS, US

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