M.A.C.E. in Afghanistan
By Jet Fabara, Marine Corps Forces Central Command
U.S. Forces Afghanistan -- When ingenuity and engineering meet in the combat zone -- designs like the Mobile Area Cordon Equipment stop would-be attackers in their tracks.
Conceptualized by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Terran Mace, Georgian Liason Team joint fires observer, whose unit experienced a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonation outside of Bagram Airfield September 2017, the MACE device is designed to keep U.S. and coalition servicemembers safe within a cordon.