Clearing the Roads

Durney, Chris A.
June 2007
Soldiers;Jun2007, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p14
This article focuses on the role of the U.S. National Guard Bureau's 875th Engineer Battalion, with help from the Army Reserve's 411th Engineer Brigade, in ensuring military and civil mobility in central Iraq. It discusses an investigation conducted by the soldiers in a suspected site of an improvised explosive device. As of February 2007, the 875th had conducted more than 800 patrols, covered several kilometers of roadway and uncovered more than 300 threats to convoy.


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