Protecting the environment
A Soldier inspects a soil sample at Camp Al Taqaddum, Iraq. U.S. forces are readily deployable to anywhere on the planet and have the capability to set up operations under very harsh conditions to meet the required objectives. A set of environmental guidelines is followed to minimize initial impact and alternatives that are more protective of human health and the environment are constantly implemented as operations transition from initial deployment into sustainment.

Photo by: Sgt. Aaron Ellerman |  VIRIN: 160923-A-AP268-023.JPG