483rd Area Clearance Platoon
U.S. Army Sgt. Aniket Patel (left) and Spc. Maria Ortiz-Montoya (right) 483rd Area Clearance Platoon combat engineers, prepare a drop-shot demolition, linking multiple M112 demolition blocks together with detonation cord. The 483rd ACP hands-on demolition operations and training increases the combat engineer’s readiness and confidence needed in austere environments.