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SENIOR AIRMAN Raymond Tate, USAF, 366th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES), lines up the crosshairs of the Barrett M82A1 .50 caliber semi-automatic rifle on a simulated explosive device, during training with Technical Sergeant David Ashcraft, USAFA, 99th CES, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). The team is training while deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The Barrett M82A1 rifle is one of the many ways EOD team members can destroy explosive devices from a safe distance. Operation ENDURING FREEDOM is in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), fighting terrorism abroad, after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 at the New York World Trade...

SENIOR AIRMAN Raymond Tate, USAF, 366th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES), lines up the crosshairs of the Barrett M82A1 .50 caliber semi-automatic rifle on a simulated explosive device, during training with Technical Sergeant David Ashcraft, USAFA, 99th CES, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). The team is training while deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The Barrett M82A1 rifle is one of the many ways EOD team members can destroy explosive devices from a safe distance. Operation ENDURING FREEDOM is in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), fighting terrorism abroad, after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 at the New York World Trade...

 
 
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[Complete] Scene Caption: SENIOR AIRMAN Raymond Tate, USAF, 366th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES), lines up the crosshairs of the Barrett M82A1 .50 caliber semi-automatic rifle on a simulated explosive device, during training with Technical Sergeant David Ashcraft, USAFA, 99th CES, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). The team is training while deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The Barrett M82A1 rifle is one of the many ways EOD team members can destroy explosive devices from a safe distance. Operation ENDURING FREEDOM is in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), fighting terrorism abroad, after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 at the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM

Country: Unknown

Scene Major Command Shown: CENTAF

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Michael D. Gaddis, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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03/11/2001
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