A bead of sweat drips off Capt. Chuck Taylor’s brow and into the dirt that lines the banks of the Tigris River. He tells the medic keep an eye on the Soldiers in the unit and make sure they stay hydrated. It’s 7 p.m. and the temperature is hovering just over 100 degrees. Both U.S. […]
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“It rains almost every single day here, which we know is a blessing to the Ugandans, but it makes for a challenging project, especially working on a drainage feature crossing,” said Daly. “This is exactly the kind of work we joined the Navy to do, so the chance to do it, regardless of the environment, is exciting.”
On the banks of the mighty Tigris River, a track excavator slowly inched forward, pushing a land-based on ramp towards a pontoon suspension bridge.
Simple pins, connecting the two, marked the Aug. 31 completion of a spectacular engineering effort from three separate engineer entities that took a month to complete.
A view of the new Rustimiyah land bridge from the old bridge, Feb. 28 DVIDS By Staff Sgt. Sean Riley, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs Office The rusty remains of a temporary steel bridge were removed from over the Diyala River, Feb. 28, after the opening of the new Rustimiyah […]