Combat Divers Practice in the Deep Blue
Photo Credit: Sgt. Peter Berardi
Staff Sgt. Andrew Miltenberger, a member of the 569th Engineer Detachment (Dive), does final checks on a divers helmet, prior to authorizing the dive, during exercise Deep Blue in the Persian Gulf, July 26. Many of the scenarios test the divers on things that can go wrong from equipment errors to soldier injuries, explained 1st Sgt. Earnest L. Vance, master diver of the 569th.
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