Fort Leonard Wood to Host IED Conference

7 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, May 08 2012 May 8, 2012 Tuesday, May 08, 2012 7:34:00 PM CDT May 08, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (AP) - Soldiers from the U.S. and nine other countries are meeting this week at the Army's Fort Leonard Wood to talk about the evolving threat of improvised explosive devices.

Participants will talk about coping with IEDs in Afghanistan and the best strategies for addressing the threat.

Route clearance equipment used by U.S. forces also will be on display at Wednesday's meeting at the southern Missouri post.

The military personnel taking part in the conference are from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom

 

 

File photo courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons/Arctic Wolves.

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