Tag Archive: Iraq

Caching The Bug In Baghdad

Catherine Warren aka Warrcat

Geocacher Catherine Warren has plenty of experience searching in the field – except for this United States Air Force officer, that fieldwork began in war-torn Baghdad, rather than her own neighbourhood. The 26-year-old from Chicago,¬†Illinois ¬†(GC handle: Warrcat) was introduced to the hobby by a US Army captain after she was deployed to Iraq. “I …

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Use geocaching skills to find bombs

An excellent story from the Komo News in Seattle, WA: The destruction from improvised explosive devices – or IEDs – in Iraq has been devastating. When they’re found, specially trained teams move in to defuse them. One soldier – now based at Fort Lewis – told me the story of one such call after a …

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