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Iraq Mission Story - Clearing The Route

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keywords: iraq, ied, insurgents

Synopsis: Re-telling of a mission to clear the highway of IEDs and other obstructions where a security detail comes up on an insurgent planting an IED and come under fire by the insurgent overwatch...(read more)

  • Date: 2009
  • Duration: 00:02:56
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Royalty-Free
  • Language: English
  • Location: Iraq

Iraq Mission Story - Clearing The Route

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Iraq: Mission Story - Clearing The Route

Re-telling of a mission to "clear the route" of IED's and other problems. M1 Abrams Tank footage including a tank rolling across the desert creating a cloud of dust. Point of view from inside a vehicle moving along a route during daylight hours. While on a night mission a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road is investigated by a U.S. soldier. When a crouched figure is lighted with a laser the soldier comes under automatic weapons fire. The first man is killed and two others fled into the night. Staff Sgt. Adams had interrupted a bomb maker covering up a deadly IED consisting of 5-artillery shells being planted by the insurgents. Staff Sgt. Adams was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor.