Operation Black Sand

09/29/2011: This video shows how U.S. Marines with Route Clearance Platoon, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion (2D CEB) remove an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on their way back to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan on August 13, 2011. After Operation Black Sand ended, it was up to Route Clearance platoon to find and expose any IED’s found on the way back to Leatherneck.

Credit: 2nd Marine Division (FWD) Combat Camera:08/24/2011

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