Welder works to prevent casualties along Afghanistan's most important highway
Photo Credit: Sgt. Julieanne Morse, 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Sgt. Patrick Lewis, left, a Queens, N.Y., native and an allied trade specialist, levels a piece of rebar that will reinforce a culvert denial system, with the help of Spc. Jonathan Carpenter, a Pendleton, S.C., native and a wheeled vehicle mechanic, both in Company B, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, June 11, 2013. The system will be used to prevent extremists from placing improvised explosive devices in culverts in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, along Highway 1, a main road to Kabul, preventing military and civilian casualties.
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