• U.S. Army soldiers with the 731st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, attached to Task Force Vanguard, place explosives on the wings of an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan, in order to remove the wings and move the aircraft off the airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elvis Umanzor, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div. Public Affairs)

    C130 aircraft wings removed with explosives

    U.S. Army soldiers with the 731st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, attached to Task Force Vanguard, place explosives on the wings of an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan, in...

  • U.S. firefighters extinguish a controlled detonation fire from their fire truck, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan. U.S. service members, with Task Force Vanguard, used explosives to remove the wings off an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft to move the aircraft off the airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elvis Umanzor, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div. Public Affairs)

    C130 aircraft wings removed with explosives

    U.S. firefighters extinguish a controlled detonation fire from their fire truck, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan. U.S. service members, with Task Force Vanguard, used explosives to remove the wings off an...

  • U.S. Army explosive ordnance disposal members, attached to Task Force Vanguard, roll out detonation cord used to remove the wings of an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan, in order to move the aircraft from the airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Matt Fontaine, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div. Public Affairs)

    C130 aircraft wings removed with explosives

    U.S. Army explosive ordnance disposal members, attached to Task Force Vanguard, roll out detonation cord used to remove the wings of an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan, in order...

  • U.S. Soldiers and civilian firefighters walk around an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan, to extinguish any small fires and render the area safe after a controlled detonation was used to remove the wings of the aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Elvis Umanzor, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div. Public Affairs)

    C130 aircraft wings removed with explosives

    U.S. Soldiers and civilian firefighters walk around an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan, to extinguish any small fires and render the area safe after a controlled detonation was...

  • A U.S. Army Soldier, attached to Task Force Vanguard, waits for firefighters to arrive after an explosion from a controlled explosives detonation, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan. Explosives were used to remove the wings of an unserviceable C-130 Hercules aircraft, in order to move the aircraft off the airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bob Yarbrough, 4th IBCT, 3rd Inf. Div. Public Affairs)

    C130 aircraft wings removed with explosives

    A U.S. Army Soldier, attached to Task Force Vanguard, waits for firefighters to arrive after an explosion from a controlled explosives detonation, July 9, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Shank, eastern Afghanistan. Explosives were used to remove the...

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