Dealing with the IED Threat

03/06/2017
03/06/2017: U.S. Marines with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct explosive ordnance disposal training on Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017. This training allows Marines the opportunity to practice in a safe controlled environment. Video by Cpl. Hannah Perkins: 02.22.2017 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

RPA Eye in the Sky Watches Da’esh Fighters

06/07/2016
06/07/2016: A Coalition unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) observes two Da’esh fighters emplacing an improvised explosive device (IED) near the town of Doudyan, Syria, this information was used to report threat locations back to friendly forces. The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the Daesh…

Medicine and War: Part Three

09/18/2014
09/18/2014: This third video in a three-part video series looks at how medical advances that began 100 years ago are still used today, by both military and civilian hospitals. It asks medical, military and history experts whether dealing with today’s combat injuries– such as IED strikes and post traumatic stress…

Medicine and War: Part Two

09/15/2014
07/15/2014: This second video in a three-part video series looks at how medical advances that began 100 years ago are still used today, by both military and civilian hospitals. It asks medical, military and history experts whether dealing with today’s combat injuries– such as IED strikes and post traumatic stress…

Medicine and War: From World War I to Today

09/12/2014
09/12/2014: This first video in a three-part video series looks at how medical advances that began 100 years ago are still used today, by both military and civilian hospitals. It asks medical, military and history experts whether dealing with today’s combat injuries– such as IED strikes and post traumatic stress…

Marines Train in Detecting IEDs

10/15/2012
10/15/2012: Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conduct an IED detection training exercise at Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 12, 2012. IED training is a vital part of the MEU's pre-deployment exercises to ensure that Marines and sailors know how to react swiftly and safely in the event of…

Thai Soldiers Practice Counter-IED Missions

08/10/2012
08/10/2012: Royal Thai Army soldiers learning counter-IED techniques from U.S. trainers. The Thai military is interested in learning C-IED in order to deal with insurgency in southern Thailand that makes use of improvised explosive devices. The Americans used lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan, tailored to what the Thais require.…

Operation Eastern Storm: Marines Make Big Bang Clearing IEDs

12/03/2011
12/03/2011: Marines with Engineer Support Company, 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion working in direct support of 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, to clear improvised explosive devices with mine-clearing line charges near Route 611 in Kajaki, which was laced with IEDs.Afghan residents had been forced to leave their homes due to the…