Claremore native Marine participates in military exercise

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Austin French builds a cofferdam around an anti-tank landmine to demonstrate how to dispose the anti-tank landmines without having to move them. U.S. Marines assist the Royal Thai Armed Forces in teaching explosive ordnance disposal courses and disposing landmines. French, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with 3rd EOD Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, is a native of Claremore, Oklahoma. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jamin M. Powell)