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Federal bomb squad conducts training exercise in Anchorage

...FBI's Anchorage office said in a statement that Alaska was chosen as a training location for the Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices Section for its cold, snowy weather conditions. The primary disposal team had been "wanting to practice...
Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18 malls.With a powerful flash caught on security video and a boom heard blocks away, the blast from the improvised explosive device scattered body parts across Rachaprasong intersection, spattered blood, blasted windows and burned motorbikes...
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Iran deal defenders deliver petition to delegation

...columns to the Juneau Empire, Sullivan explained that when he served in Iraq, he saw the threat posed by newer improvised explosive devices called EFPs, or explosively formed projectiles.Those weapons were employed against U.S. and allied soldiers...
My Turn: Sen. Dan Sullivan explains his views on the Iran deal and why

...pressing issues in Iraq was the growing threat of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), especially Explosively Formed Projectiles...making material from Iran has been found in improvised explosive devices in Iraq." In a later 2006 hearing, Abizaid...
My Turn: Threats about Iran damages our nation's trustworthiness

...the world." He's claimed they supplied "Shiite militias there with the most sophisticated and lethal" improvised explosive devices, which he personally "witnessed in 2005-06" as a staff officer under Gen. John P. Abizaid of the U...
Juneau's emergency preparedness tested

...and university set up a shelter at Auke Bay. A secondary scenario took place at the home of KTOO-FM, an improvised explosive device that triggered the evacuation of the station and the response of Juneau Police Department, who determined...
Feds: Carry-on held improvised explosive device

ANCHORAGE - An item found in an oil worker's carry-on luggage at Anchorage airport was an improvised explosive device and there was no malicious intent to use it, an agent for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...
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Falcons Saturday football game will honor military

...his mother at the game, I am just completely humbled."McRae was wounded on January 16, 2012, when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded under him while he was investigating a threat on a Marine base in the Helmand Province in...
JDHS alum awarded Silver Star Haralovich enlisted with Marines after 2003 graduation

...served three tours of duty in the Iraq War, coming away from one with a Purple Heart after being wounded by an improvised explosive device.While taking courses in international studies at Indiana University, Staff Sgt. Haralovich has remained...
Boy with explosive device arrested

...apparent homemade bomb Friday at Floyd Dryden Middle School, officers reported. Police described item as an "improvised explosive device" and said it was in the possession of a student. No details of the device were released and no one was injured...


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