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A school construction project in Las Marias, El Salvador is led by an Army ROTC Cadet who will pin on lieutenant bars in December. Cadet Owen Baxter plans operations for a joint detachment of engineers from the Salvadoran Army, Maine Army National Guard, and Colombian Army, as well as civilian Salvadoran contractors, for two weeks in May- part four of a six-part construction effort during Beyond the Horizon 2013, El Salvador.


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This work, Cadet In Charge, by SGT Scott Matheson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.18.2013

Date Posted:05.22.2013 5:51PM

Category:Package

Video ID:291390

VIRIN:051813-A-LD640-002

Filename:DOD_100821486

Length:00:02:15

Location:SONSONATE, SVGlobe

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