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Inside The Hurt Locker Suits

As predicted, The Hurt Locker won big at the Academy Awards, taking home the Best Picture and Best Director awards. Foreign Policy‘s recent photoessay offers readers a look at life on real Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams. An ongoing mission in Afghanistan, Taskforce Paladin, “has EOD teams scouring Afghan dirt roads for hidden bombs and tripwires, in what are dubbed Route Clearance Patrols. The job of these teams is so dangerous that it’s volunteer only.” [%comments]