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    Heavy equipment operators get dirty to clear runway [Image 1 of 2]

    Heavy equipment operators get dirty to clear runway

    TINIAN, NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

    09.04.2014

    Photo by Lance Cpl. David Walters 

    Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

    A heavy equipment operator operates a 624 KR tractor, rubber tire, articulated, multipurpose, also known as a bucket loader, at West Field, Tinian, Aug. 31 during Exercise Valiant Shield 2014. Valiant Shield is a biennial exercise which focuses on training that enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces. The mission of the HE operators during Valiant Shield is to clear an old runway, 500 by 7,000 feet, of thick jungle. The heavy equipment operator is with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. D. A. Walters/Released)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 09.04.2014
    Date Posted: 09.11.2014 04:18
    Photo ID: 1543519
    VIRIN: 140904-M-CP522-079
    Resolution: 5760x3840
    Size: 17.75 MB
    Location: TINIAN, MP 

    Web Views: 47
    Downloads: 3

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