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American platoon dismantles Taliban bombs.

American platoon dismantles Taliban bombs271180
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Task Force Paladin respond to located IED, roadside bombs and landmines laid by the Taliban and their affiliates. The platoon dismantle the IED's in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. 07/03/2010. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris L. Phillips, of Waynesburg, Ky., a platoon sergeant with 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, gathers the remains of a recently defeated improvised explosive device. The team responded to a call from Afghan national army soldiers about a suspected IED in the Surkh-Rod District of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, views live video, from his remote controlled Talon robot, of a suspected improvised explosive device. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, prepares his remote controlled Talon robot to inspect a suspected improvised explosive device. Last year there was over 150% increase in casualties caused by roadside IED bombs planted in key locations, usually on routes used for military transportation. There has been around 30 deaths as a result of “contact IED” in the first two months of 2010.
American platoon dismantles Taliban bombs271178
02/05
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Task Force Paladin respond to located IED, roadside bombs and landmines laid by the Taliban and their affiliates. The platoon dismantle the IED's in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. 07/03/2010. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris L. Phillips, of Waynesburg, Ky., a platoon sergeant with 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, gathers the remains of a recently defeated improvised explosive device. The team responded to a call from Afghan national army soldiers about a suspected IED in the Surkh-Rod District of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, views live video, from his remote controlled Talon robot, of a suspected improvised explosive device. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, prepares his remote controlled Talon robot to inspect a suspected improvised explosive device. Last year there was over 150% increase in casualties caused by roadside IED bombs planted in key locations, usually on routes used for military transportation. There has been around 30 deaths as a result of “contact IED” in the first two months of 2010.
American platoon dismantles Taliban bombs271179
03/05
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Task Force Paladin respond to located IED, roadside bombs and landmines laid by the Taliban and their affiliates. The platoon dismantle the IED's in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. 07/03/2010. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris L. Phillips, of Waynesburg, Ky., a platoon sergeant with 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, gathers the remains of a recently defeated improvised explosive device. The team responded to a call from Afghan national army soldiers about a suspected IED in the Surkh-Rod District of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, views live video, from his remote controlled Talon robot, of a suspected improvised explosive device. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, prepares his remote controlled Talon robot to inspect a suspected improvised explosive device. Last year there was over 150% increase in casualties caused by roadside IED bombs planted in key locations, usually on routes used for military transportation. There has been around 30 deaths as a result of “contact IED” in the first two months of 2010.
American platoon dismantles Taliban bombs271181
04/05
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Task Force Paladin respond to located IED, roadside bombs and landmines laid by the Taliban and their affiliates. The platoon dismantle the IED's in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. 07/03/2010. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris L. Phillips, of Waynesburg, Ky., a platoon sergeant with 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, gathers the remains of a recently defeated improvised explosive device. The team responded to a call from Afghan national army soldiers about a suspected IED in the Surkh-Rod District of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, views live video, from his remote controlled Talon robot, of a suspected improvised explosive device. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, prepares his remote controlled Talon robot to inspect a suspected improvised explosive device. Last year there was over 150% increase in casualties caused by roadside IED bombs planted in key locations, usually on routes used for military transportation. There has been around 30 deaths as a result of “contact IED” in the first two months of 2010.
American platoon dismantles Taliban bombs271182
05/05
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Task Force Paladin respond to located IED, roadside bombs and landmines laid by the Taliban and their affiliates. The platoon dismantle the IED's in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. 07/03/2010. U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris L. Phillips, of Waynesburg, Ky., a platoon sergeant with 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, gathers the remains of a recently defeated improvised explosive device. The team responded to a call from Afghan national army soldiers about a suspected IED in the Surkh-Rod District of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, views live video, from his remote controlled Talon robot, of a suspected improvised explosive device. U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, prepares his remote controlled Talon robot to inspect a suspected improvised explosive device. Last year there was over 150% increase in casualties caused by roadside IED bombs planted in key locations, usually on routes used for military transportation. There has been around 30 deaths as a result of “contact IED” in the first two months of 2010.
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DMTX. Task Force Paladin respond to located IED, roadside bombs and landmines laid by the Taliban and their affiliates. The platoon dismantle the IEDs in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. 07/03/2010.

Task Force Paladin respond to located IED, roadside bombs and landmines laid by the Taliban and their affiliates. The platoon dismantle the IED's in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. 07/03/2010.

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chris L. Phillips, of Waynesburg, Ky., a platoon sergeant with 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, gathers the remains of a recently defeated improvised explosive device. The team responded to a call from Afghan national army soldiers about a suspected IED in the Surkh-Rod District of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, views live video, from his remote controlled Talon robot, of a suspected improvised explosive device.

U.S. Army Spc. David B. Anthony, of King George, Va., a team member assigned to Team 1, 1st platoon, 764th Ordnance Company, Task Force Paladin, prepares his remote controlled Talon robot to inspect a suspected improvised explosive device.

Last year there was over 150% increase in casualties caused by roadside IED bombs planted in key locations, usually on routes used for military transportation. There has been around 30 deaths as a result of “contact IED” in the first two months of 2010.

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