Combat engineers perform route recon mission, paving the way for road improvements in Afghanistan
Story by Cpl. Meredith Brown | 2nd Marine Logistics Group | Date: 01.06.2012
SHIR GHAZAY, Afghanistan - Two Marines carefully stepped out of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle and extended their metal detectors to full length during a route reconnaissance mission on Route Red, Jan. 1-3. The quick checks were conducted to calibrate the detectors and the Marines began the meticulous sweeping process, ensuring that the area was clear of improvised explosive devices.