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Detonating unexploded ordinances

Soldiers from the 73rd Engineer Company, Brigade Troops Battalion, in support of the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, perform a 'blow in place' during a mission in Panjwa'i district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The technique is an effective way of detonating unexploded ordinances in a safe manner.

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Taken on January 8, 2012