Estonian Troops in Afghanistan Clear IEDs, Save Afghan Lives

March 4th, 2012 → 4:11 pm @ // No Comments

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — Roadside bombs pose a serious threat to the Afghan people as well as to the Afghan National Security Forces and coalition forces. Every disposed IED means saved lives.

The eleventh rotation of Estonian troops, serving with the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, made an all-time best per rotation when they cleared 106 improvised explosive devices last year. However, the current, twelfth rotation, is half-way through their tour of duty and has already disposed of 68 IEDs.

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