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April 5, 2013

RED HORSE hones explosive skills

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Measuring the depth of a borehole . . .

RED HORSE members, measure the depth of a borehole at the 820th RED HORSE rock quarry March 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 820th RED HORSE special capabilities program holds four classes a year teaching basic introduction to explosives and quarry blasting for heavy equipment operators assigned to RED HORSE.

 
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Dynamite is ready . . .

Sticks of dynamite are laid out for demolition at the 820th RED HORSE rock quarry March 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 820th RED HORSE special capabilities program focuses on teamwork and safety when dealing with basic rock quarry explosives.

 
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Measuring the depth of a borehole . . .

RED HORSE members, measure the depth of a borehole during the special capabilities program at the 820th RED HORSE rock quarry March 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 820th RED HORSE special capabilities program is a two week course which teaches basic introduction to explosives and quarry blasting.

 
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Hooking a j-block . . .

Staff Sgt. Cody Smith, 820th RED HORSE explosive demolition instructor, hooks a j-block into a down hole delay at the 820th RED HORSE rock quarry March 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The resulting rock which comes from the blast is used for roads and construction on Nellis AFB.

 
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Shoveling ammonium nitrate fuel . . .

Tech. Sgt. Jason Gokey, 203rd RED HORSE heavy equipment operator, Virginia Beach, Va., shovels ammonium nitrate fuel oil into the boreholes at the 820th RED HORSE rock quarry March 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 820th RED HORSE special capabilities program allows up to 16 students to participate every quarter in basic basic introduction to explosives and quarry blasting.

 
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Rock is blasted . . .

Rock is blasted off a mountain top at the 820th RED HORSE rock quarry March 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A total of 250 tons of material were blasted from the site during this RED HORSE special capabilities class, which teaches basic introduction to explosives and quarry blasting.




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