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Multinational Battle Group-East hosts Best Warrior Competition

10:10 AM7/13/2016
CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - The top eight Soldiers and non-commissioned officers, deployed to Kosovo, with the Multinational Battle Group-East (MNBG-E), came together on Camp Bondsteel to compete for the title of ‘Best Warrior’ July 9-10.
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10:20 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Dalvin Carr, an infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, returns fire against a simulated enemy during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:21 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Dalvin Carr, an infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conducts first aid on a simulated casualty during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:22 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Gary Onate, a signal support specialist assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, returns fire against a simulated enemy during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:24 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona Army National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, assembles an M4 rifle, while a thick cloud of smoke limits her visibility during the stress shoot portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:24 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman and Arizona Army National Guardsman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, navigates through a field of high brush during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:24 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona Army National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, fires at a 25-meter target during the stress shoot portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:25 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, navigates through a tree line during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:25 AM7/13/2016
Sgt Dalvin Carr, an infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, through a heavy patch of brush during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:40 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Andrew Couchenour, an intelligence NCO and Pennsylvania Army National Guardsman deployed to Kosovo with the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, assembles an M4 rifle, while a thick cloud of smoke limits his visibility during the stress shoot portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:40 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, helps an injured Soldier navigate to safety during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:40 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman and Arizona Army National Guardsman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, conducts a 12-mile ruck march on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:41 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Matthew Peters, a laboratory specialist assigned to the 28th Combat Support Hospital, navigates through a field of high brush during a patrol on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. Peters was one of four Soldiers to compete in the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior competition. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:49 AM7/13/2016
Pfc. Jordan White, an infantryman assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team pulls security for his squad during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:49 AM7/13/2016
Staff Sgt. Oscar Morales, an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment, navigates through a field of high brush during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Sgt. Andrew Couchenour, an Intelligence NCO assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, calls in a nine-line medevac during day one of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Pfc. Jordan White, an infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, establishes terrain association during the land navigation portion of the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 10. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Spc. Autumn Ladines, a crew chief with the Arizona National Guard deployed to Kosovo with the Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post, navigates through a tree line during the Multinational Battle Group-East's Best Warrior Competition held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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10:50 AM7/13/2016
Soldiers from the Multinational Battle Group-East kick off day one of the Best Warrior Competition, July 9, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. Day one consists of a physical fitness test, situational training lanes and a writing exam. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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SWIFT RESPONSE 16

5:36 PM7/13/2016
U.S. Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment prepare for movement during Swift Response 16 training exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area, a part of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, in Hohenfels, Germany, Jun. 22, 2016. Exercise Swift Response is one of the premier military crisis response training events for multi-national airborne forces in the world. Swift Response 16 includes more than 5,000 Soldiers and Airmen from Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United States and takes place in Poland and Germany, May 27-June 26, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Bryan Rankin/Released)
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CSI Kosovo; deployed Soldiers learn forensic evidence collection

1:27 PM7/15/2016
CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo— When international military police arrive on a crime scene in Kosovo, every miniscule detail could potentially make or break their case. Preserving the crime scene and collecting the forensic evidence, whether it’s a fingerprint or a shoe impression, could be the difference in whether a criminal walks free or faces trial for their crime.
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
Staff Sgt. Christopher Officer, a criminal investigation special agent, shines a light on a foot impression inside a casting mold, during a Crime Scene Investigation course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
A criminal investigation special agent, from U.S. Army Europe, shows how to properly cast a foot impression to service members from NATO’s Kosovo Force during a Crime Scene Investigation course held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
Staff Sgt. Christopher Officer, a criminal investigation special agent, dusts for fingerprints during a crime scene forensic training course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 12-13. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:30 PM7/15/2016
Service members from Austria, serving as international military police, examine a bottle for fingerprints during a Crime Scene Investigation course held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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1:31 PM7/15/2016
(Left-Right) Sgt. Michael Andresen and Sgt. Charles McElrath, both military policemen assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, analyze a foot impression during a Crime Scene Investigation course held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 13, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East public affairs)
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Junior Leaders Train in Kosovo

1:37 PM7/28/2016
Soldiers and leaders currently deployed to Kosovo with the 1-41 Inf. Regt., came together for a squad-level situational training exercise (STX) in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016.
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
Staff Sgt. Daniel Dalton, squad leader with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, shouts directions to his team during a squad level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
Spc. Timothy Squires, an infantryman assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, scans his sector of fire for any movement during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:53 PM7/28/2016
Staff Sgt. Daniel Dalton, squad leader with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, assigns security positions to his team during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
A Polish soldier, serving with the Multinational Battle Group-East, hides and waits to engage U.S. Soldiers, from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:54 PM7/28/2016
Staff Sgt. Daniel Dalton, squad leader with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, patrols a ridge line during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:55 PM7/28/2016
Pfc. Joshua Jones, an infantryman with the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, patrols a ridge line during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Infantrymen develop junior leaders during situational training exercise

1:55 PM7/28/2016
Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, get on line and engage an enemy target during a squad-level situational training exercise held in Dumnice, Kosovo, July 25, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to train individual squad movements in preparation for a larger scale operation deemed Iron Eagle, later this year. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:50 PM7/28/2016
Although difficult, the Multinational Battle Group-East’s military police made it look easy during a joint multinational marksmanship exercise with the Austrian and Swiss International Military Police (IMP), held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016.
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police conducts preliminary marksmanship instruction with Sgt. Anthony Smith, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police conducts preliminary marksmanship instruction with Sgt. Anthony Smith, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
Sgt. Anthony Smith, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, fires an Armee Universal Gewher (AUG) during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
Sgt. Kai Fariss, a military policeman assigned to Multinational Battle Group-East, shakes hands with a member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police during a multinational marksmanship training exercise held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:58 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police force in Kosovo aligns herself with the target before firing her pistol during marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:59 PM7/28/2016
Sgt. 1st Class James Stelly, platoon sergeant with the Multinational Battle Group-East military provost marshals office, gives a range safety brief prior to a marksmanship range held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:59 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police, in Kosovo, aims his pistol at a target during a marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016. U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Military Police build lasting relationships during marksmanship exercise

2:59 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police fires at a target during marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016.U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999.(U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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2:57 PM7/28/2016
A member of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) International Military Police fires at a target during marksmanship training held on Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, July 26, 2016.U.S. and NATO forces have contributed to the United Nations-mandated peacekeeping mission in Kosovo since June 1999. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Thomas Duval, Multinational Battle Group-East Public Affairs)
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Building public safety that works for everyone

3:18 PM9/24/2018
EUCOM WPS partners with ICITAP to build Kosovo’s public safety agencies’ capacity
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Soldiers Raise Funds for Youth Music School

9:05 AM12/6/2019
U.S. Soldiers assigned to the United States Balkan National Support Element (USBNSE) at Camp Film City in Pristina, Kosovo, presented a check for more than $8,000 to a youth music school there, Nov. 22
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Oregon Army National Guard chemical officer contributes to safe environment in Kosovo

8:52 AM10/23/2020
CAMP BONDSTEEL-- A team of Italian Army Hazmat Soldiers approaches a building storing chemical waste, Kosovo Security Forces CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives) company suits up in white chemical protective gear as 1st Lt. Robert Boyer follows behind them and looks around the outside perimeter making notes of any hazards Oct. 1, 2020 at one of Kosovo’s largest energy plants in Obilic/Obiliq, Kosovo. When placed in the safety officer role for the Kosovo Force Regional Command-East deployment, Boyer, an Army chemical officer organic to the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oregon Army National Guard, never imagined that he would be tasked with a special project to visit abandoned and functioning factories around Kosovo and provide recommendations regarding chemical safety.
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