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    Transfer of responsibly | TF KM20 EOD transfer UXO to PNS personnel in Peleliu [Image 9 of 10]

    Transfer of responsibly | TF KM20 EOD transfer UXO to PNS personnel in Peleliu

    U.S. Marines with the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) section with Task Force Koa Moana (TF KM) 20, I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), takes photos of unexploded ordnance (UXO) conduct a transfer of responsibly of UXO with members of the Palau National Safety office in Peleliu, Republic of Palau, Aug. 6, 2020. Marines and Sailors with TF KM20, are conducting engagements in the Republic of Palau from July through September of 2020. Koa Moana, meaning “ocean warrior,” is designed to strengthen and enhance relationships between the U.S. and partner nations/states in the Indo-Pacific region, improve interoperability with local security establishments, and serve as a Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team afloat in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s strategic and operational objectives. TF KM20 provides a unique opportunity to enhance relationships in the Republic of Palau. The Koa Moana task force has taken extensive measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The health and safety of U.S. service members and Palauan citizens participating in TF KM20 is an enduring priority. Prior to deploying, all exercise members participated in a three-week quarantine. After arriving in Palau, the Marines and Sailors remain quarantined for an additional 14 days. To date, all members deployed as part of TF KM20 tested negative for COVID-19. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Stephanie Cervantes)



    Date Taken: 08.05.2020
    Date Posted: 08.11.2020 14:11
    Photo ID: 6303162
    VIRIN: 200806-M-EA576-1073
    Resolution: 4638x3092
    Size: 1.27 MB
    Location: PW

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