- improvised explosive device: a homemade or makeshift bomb: car bombs and other IEDs.
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Eighteen years old, and got hit with an IED his first month there.Who Has the Right to Write About War?
Emily Gray Tedrowe
July 12, 2014
When we lost another officer to an IED late in the deployment, we shrugged our shoulders.Mosul's Civilization and Its Discontents
June 14, 2014
Darryn had been traveling in a motorized patrol when the lead vehicle was hit by an IED.The Army Lied About the Hero Who Died Looking for Bowe Bergdahl
June 4, 2014
On August 18, an IED killed Private First Class Morris Walker and Staff Sergeant Clayton Bowen during a reconnaissance mission.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night
Nathan Bradley Bethea
June 2, 2014
When a soldier is hit by an IED the gauge records the event.How a Thumb-Sized Gauge Is Revolutionizing Traumatic Brain Injuries
March 23, 2014
You sa--ay 'Is that his ma'-ied son, in yondeh; the one 'ith the fah hah? 'The Cavalier
George Washington Cable
She was good an' kind to us all an' den she mar'ied afte' while to Mr. Gatlin.
But my other two wives had been mar'ied befo', an' had chullun.
No, Jake an' me rid horse back an' went to Magnolia an' got mar'ied.
If de girl didn't love de boy an' he jumped ober de broom an' she didn't, den dey wa'nt mar'ied.
- improvised explosive device
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