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Clearing a supply route in Iraq, 2008
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: February 22, 2021
Sean Kimmons ©Stars and Stripes
Iraq, August, 2008: A mine-clearing line charge, or MICLIC, explodes into a giant fireball as combat engineers from the the Vilseck, Germany-based 84th Engineer Company clear a bomb-infested supply route between Baghdad and Baqouba in preparation for an Iraqi-led offensive against al-Qaida strongholds.
Stars and Stripes' 2008 story about the clearing of the supply route.