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    STUTTGART, Germany - Reigning Miss America, Caressa Cameron, is interviewed by U.S. Army Colonel Franklin Childress about her visit to U.S. Africa Command and southern Germany May 13, 2010.(Photo by Major Steven Lamb, U.S. Africa Command) ...
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    ROTA, Spain - Africa Partnership Station (APS) West Commander Captain Cindy Thebaud speaks to an audience of civilian and military members from Africa, Europe, South America, and the United States, May 11, 2010, during a two-day APS 'Hot Wash' conference following the conclusion of APS West 2010...
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    ROTA, Spain - Cameroonian Navy Lieutenant Commander Emmanuel Bell, maritime engagement division head with Africa Partnership Station (APS) West Staff, speaks to an audience of civilian and military members from Africa, Europe, South America, and the United States during a two-day APS 'Hot Wash'...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's Defence Minister Yero Boly learns about air operations being conducted as part of Exercise Flintlock from Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component Commander Lieutenant Colonel Ken Sipperly, during a visit May 11, 2010, to Camp Baangre in...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's Defence Minister Yero Boly listens to an exercise participant discuss Flintlock 10 operations during his visit to the event's command center May 11, 2010, at Camp Baangre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The exercise consists of activities and...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's Defence Minister Yero Boly receives an update on operations from Lieutenant Colonel Chris Schmitt, Exercise Flintlock chief of operations, during his visit May 11, 2010, to Camp Baangre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso May 11, 2010. Flintlock is focused...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's Defence Minister Yero Boly and Charge d'Affaires of the American Embassy, Samuel C. Laeuchli (second and third from left respectively), listen to a joint operations center brief during their visit with Exercise Flintlock participants May 11, 2010,...
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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Participants of the 2010 African Land Forces Summit in Washington, D.C. attend the event's opening ceremony, May 10, 2010. The summit is an annual event that brings together land forces chiefs of staff from African nations and military leaders from the U.S. Army to discuss...
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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Participants of the 2010 African Land Forces Summit in Washington, D.C. attend the event's opening ceremony, May 10, 2010. The summit is an annual event that brings together land forces chiefs of staff from African nations and military leaders from the U.S. Army to discuss...
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    WASHINGTON, D.C. - General George W. Casey, U.S. Army chief of staff, speaks during the opening ceremony of the African Land Forces Summit in Washington, D.C., May 10, 2010. The summit is an annual event that brings together land forces chiefs of staff from African nations and military leaders...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives signs the guest book at the end of a meeting with General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and other senior leaders, May 10, 2010. Pelosi and representatives from several states met with Ward and...
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    CONAKRY, Guinea - Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, answers questions from international press at the end of his visit to Guinea, May 7, 2010. Holmes met with interim President Sekouba Konate and representatives from the...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - African, U.S, and European partner nation members participating in Exercise Flintlock 10 line up for a best outfit contest during a cultural night in Ouagadougou, May 8, 2010 hosted by the Burkina Faso Flintlock 2010 Committee. Guests from several nations wore...
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    DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - Volunteers from Camp Lemonnier play basketball with Djiboutian children at one of the city's career development centers May 8, 2010. More than a dozen military members volunteered for the Community Assistance Volunteers' event to help fix and repaint the facility, as well...
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    DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Josh Erickson, Civil Affairs team leader (left), and Specialist Michelle McGinnis repair a broken soccer goal in one of Djibouti's career development centers May 8, 2010. More than a dozen military members volunteered for the Community Assistance...
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    DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Army Sergeant Amanda Broome, a volunteer from Camp Lemonnier, paints over a graffiti-covered wall in one of Djibouti's career development centers May 8, 2010. More than a dozen military members volunteered for the Community Assistance Volunteers' event to help fix...
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    DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Army Specialist Michelle McGinnis, Civil Affairs, repairs a soccer goal post in one of Djibouti's career development centers May 8, 2010. More than a dozen military members volunteered for the Community Assistance Volunteers' event to help fix and repaint the...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Soccer players from African, U.S. and European nations participating in Flintlock 10 battle for the ball during a friendly match at the city sports complex, May 8, 2010. The event was hosted by the Burkina Faso Flintlock 2010 Committee and more than 50 players from all...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron talks to the Lord Mayor of Stuttgart Wolfgang Schuster, May 10, 2010 about her experiences since winning Miss America in January. During her week-long visit to Germany, Cameron will visit U.S. military personnel and their families as well as...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command (right), talks to the Lord Mayor of Stuttgart Wolfgang Schuster and Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron, May 10, 2010. During her week-long visit to Germany, Cameron will visit U.S. military personnel and their families...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron (center) poses for a photo with the Lord Mayor of Stuttgart Wolfgang Schuster (right) and General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, May 10, 2010. During her week-long visit to Germany, Cameron will visit U.S. military...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is welcomed by Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, May 10, 2010. Pelosi and representatives from several states met with Ward and other senior...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, speaks to Lieutenant Colonel Richard Murphy from U.S. Africa Command's Strategies, Plans, and Programs directorate, May 10, 2010. Pelosi and representatives from several states met with Ward and other senior...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives gives a commemmorative speaker of the house coin to General William "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, at the end of a meeting, May 10, 2010. Pelosi and representatives from several states met with...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is greeted by General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, upon her arrival to the Stuttgart Army Airfield, May 10, 2010. Pelosi and representatives from several states were scheduled to meet with Ward...
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    THIES, Senegal - Senegal special forces soldiers receive a MH-47 Chinook helicopter orientation brief from a member of the U.S. Armyyâ€s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) May 6, 2010 in Thies, Senegal. The training was conducted in support of Exercise Flintlock 10, a special...
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    THIES, Senegal - Senegal special forces soldiers rehearse exiting the ramp of a MH-47 Chinook helicopter from the U.S. Armyyâ€s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) during ground assault training operations May 6, 2010 in Thies, Senegal. The ground assault training was led by...
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    ALI OUNE, Djibouti - Team members of U.S. Army 478 and 418 Civil Affairs Battalion Delta Company play soccer with local residents of Ali Oune, Djibouti, March 18, 2010. Civil Affairs teams visit the various remote desert villages in Djibouti to build on the relationship between the two countries....
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    BAMAKO, Mali - Senegalese paratroopers participate in a Basic Airborne Refresher class, May 7, 2010, in Bamako, Mali as part of Exercise Flintlock. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise focused on military interoperability and capacity-building and is part of a U.S. Africa Command...
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    BAMAKO, Mali - A Burkina Faso paratrooper undergoes a personnel inspection during a Basic Airborne Refresher class, May 7, 2010 in Bamako, Mali as part of Exercise Flintlock. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise focused on military interoperability and capacity-building and is part...
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    BAMAKO, Mali - Paratroopers from Mali practice proper slipping techniques to avoid other parachutists and adjust for wind conditions during a Basic Airborne Refresher class May 7, 2010 in Bamako, Mali as part of the Flintlock 10 exercise. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise...
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    AGADIR, Morocco - Lance Corporal Amy Perez, a water purification specialist with 2nd Landing Support Platoon, 4th Landing Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, ground-guides a tram during its offload from the USS Arc in preparation for AFRICAN LION 2010. The annually scheduled, combined...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), greets Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron at the Stuttgart Army Airfield the afternoon of May 9. Cameron is beginning a five day tour throughout Germany, visiting U.S. military personnel and their families,...
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    ALI OUNE, Djibouti - Residents of Ali Oune gather around U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Foos while he uses a portable printer to make photos taken of them minutes earlier March 18, 2010. It is the debut of the photo program, marking the first time any Djiboutian village has ever had...
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    ALI OUNE, Djibouti - U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Foos, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Public Affairs, works with a translator (left) to take pictures of residents of Ali Oune, Djibouti, March 18, 2010. Introduced by Foos, the new photo program debuted in Ali Oune and is the...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is greeted by General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, upon her arrival to the Stuttgart Army Airfield, May 10, 2010. Pelosi and representatives from several states were scheduled to meet with Ward...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is greeted by General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, upon her arrival to the Stuttgart Army Airfield, May 10, 2010. Pelosi and representatives from several states met with Ward and other senior...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), greets Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron at the Stuttgart Army Airfield the afternoon of May 9. Cameron is beginning a five day tour throughout Germany, visiting U.S. military personnel and their families, as...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - General Walt Natynczyk, Canadian Chief of Defence (right), prepares to sign a guest book held by General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, May 7, 2010, at Kelley Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany. As part of Natynczyk's first visit to U.S. Africa...
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    DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - Air Force Captain Kenneth Carmichael, center with ball, and Army Specialist Michelle McGinnes, play basketball with neighborhood children at the Ambouli Community Center on May 5, 2010. McGinnis is part of Djibouti City Civil Affairs Team that visits local neighborhoods...
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    DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - Raul Barrientos. a U.S. Navy lieutenant commander, leads Djiboutian students in an evening English language discussion group at the Alpha school May 5, 2010. American service members from Camp Lemonnier volunteer to take part in English discussion groups five nights a...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - General Walter Natynczyk, Canadian Chief of Defence (right), is welcomed to Kelley Barracks by General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, May 7, 2010. As part of Natynczyk's first visit to U.S. Africa Command's headquarters, he was given an overview of...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Private Abdourama Traoru of the Burkinabe Army (left) and Sergeant Cole Tyler of the U.S. Army (right) patrol the perimeter of Camp Bangare in Ouagadougou, May 4, 2010. Camp Bangare is the location of the Multi-National Coordination Center for exercise FLINLOCK 10. ...
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    PEMBA, Tanzania - Children of Shumba Mjini Village gather to meet U.S. Air Force Muslim chaplain Captain Walid Habash during his visit to Pemba, Tanzania, April 29, 2010. Habash is traveling throughout East Africa to strengthen relationships between Americans and East African Muslim communities....
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Blaise Compaore, president of Burkina Faso (center right) talks with Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities (center left), Burkinabe Minister of Defense, Yero Boly (right) and Samuel C. Laeuchli, ...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Ingalill Holmes, spouse of Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, poses with children and staff at the Beog-Neerrrà orphanage following a visit May 3, 2010. Anthony Holmes was the U.S. ambassador...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Johany Tapsoba, president of the Kiswendsia Association, (left), Ingalill Holmes, spouse of Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities (center), and Rose Marie TraorrrÃ, director of the Beog-Neere...
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    THIES TRAINING CAMP, Senegal - Senegalese Marines and U.S. Marines with the Security Cooperation Marine Air Ground Task Force, Africa Partnership Station, celebrate during a graduation ceremony, April 23, 2010. The Marines spent three weeks completing military-to-military familiarization events,...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - U.S. Army Captain Eric Slater with the 91st Civil Affairs Battalion takes time out for a soccer match with children while at a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP) mission at a local orphanage and school May 3, 2010 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso during Exercise...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Max Blumenfeld, Joint Special Operations Task Force - Trans Sahara Public Affairs officer, enjoys a traditional local tribal dance demonstration during a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP) mission May 3, 2010 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in support of Exercise...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - U.S. Air Force Captain Jeff Dellavolpe conducts preliminary medical screening with a student at a local orphanage and school during Phase 1 of a Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP) mission during Exercise Flintlock, May 3, 2010, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso Defense Minister Yero Boly and Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, hold a press conference following the opening ceremony for Flintlock 10 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso May 3, 2010. ...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, fields questions at a press conference following the opening ceremony for Flintlock 10 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso May 3, 2010. Flintlock 10 is a special...
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    DJIBOUTI - Sergeant 1st Class Igor Paustovski, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Contingency Contracting Office, provides overview training to the Djibouti Chamber of Commerce Training Department on EURONECO, the Navy's Electronic Commerce Website. (Courtesy photo)...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, addresses exercise participants during the Flintlock 10 opening ceremony in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso May 3, 2010. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - U.S. Army Colonel Kurt Crytzer, commander of Joint Special Operations Task Force - Trans Sahara and U.S. commander for the Multi-National Coordination Center, addresses exercise participants during the Flintlock 10 opening ceremony in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso May 3,...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso Defense Minister Yero Boly and Ambassador J. Anthony Holmes, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for civil-military activities, greet foreign dignitaries and senior exercise participants from partner nations upon their arrival to the opening...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Members of the official party arrive to begin the opening ceremony for Flintlock 10 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso May 3, 2010. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise focused on military interoperability and capacity-building and is part of an...
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    DOLLO MENA, Ethiopia - Local volunteers demonstrate how to set up mosquito netting in the town Hayo Oda Kebele, Dollo Mena District, Bale Zone, Ethiopia, on April 26, 2010. Approximately 93,000 people received 35,000 Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets as part of the $1.2 billion Presidential Malaria...
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    DOLLO MENA, Ethiopia - U.S Army Civil Affairs team members work with local volunteers of the town Hayo Oda Kebele, Dollo Mena District, Bale Zone, Ethiopia, to track how many mosquito nets are handed to families, April 26, 2010. The distribution of 35,000 of the Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets to a...
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    BAMAKO, Mali - A Republic of Mali Ranger stands in formation with U.S. military personnel in the background during the opening ceremony of the Flintlock 10 Exercise in Bamako, Mali on May 3, 2010. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise focused on military interoperability and...
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    BAMAKO, Mali - A Republic of Mali Ranger holds the national colors of Mali prior to the opening ceremony of the Flintlock 10 Exercise in Bamako on May 3, 2010. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise focused on military interoperability and capacity-building and is part of an...
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    BAMAKO, Mali - U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Mali Gillian Milovanovic, left, shakes hands with the Malian commander of troops during the opening ceremony of the Flintlock 10 Exercise, May 3, 2010, in Bamako, Mali. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise focused on military...
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    BAMAKO, Mali - Republic of Mali and U.S. Special Operations Forces troops stand in formation next to each other during the opening ceremony of the Flintlock 10 Exercise, May 3, 2010, in Bamako, Mali. Flintlock 10 is a special operations forces exercise focused on military interoperability and...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - A joint U.S. Army and Burkinabe security patrol provide airfield security May 1, 2010 while a U.S. Air Forces Africa C-130J "Super" Hercules prepares for departure with Burkinabe Army personnel and equipment onboard for deployment to Mali in support of Exercise...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkinabe Army soldiers complete necessary passport and visa documentation May 1, 2010 prior to their deployment to Mali in support of Exercise Flintlock 10. Approximately 40 soldiers boarded a U.S. Air Forces Africa C-130J "Super" Hercules to deploy for...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkinabe Army soldiers march toward a U.S. Air Forces Africa C-130J "Super" Hercules May 1, 2010 to begin their deployment to Mali in support of Exercise Flintlock 10. An element of about 40 soldiers boarded the C-130J to deploy for counter-terrorism training with...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkinabe Army soldiers buckle themselves into a U.S. Air Forces Africa C-130J "Super" Hercules May 1, 2010 to begin their deployment to Mali in support of Exercise Flintlock 10. An element of about 40 soldiers boarded the C-130J to deploy for counter-terrorism...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - U.S. Army Colonel Kurt Crytzer, commander of Joint Special Operations Task Force - Trans Sahara and U.S. commander for the Multi-National Coordination Center in Ouagadougou, addresses Burkinabe soldiers May 1, 2010 prior to their deployment to Mali in support of...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkinabe Colonel-Major Gilbert Diendere, chief of staff of the president of Burkina Faso and president of the Burkina Faso Flintlock 2010 Committee, addresses Burkinabe soldiers May 1, 2010 prior to their deployment to Mali in support of U.S. Africa Command's Flintlock...
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    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkinabe Colonel-Major Gilbert Diendere, chief of staff of the president of Burkina Faso and president of the Burkina Faso Flintlock 2010 Committee, addresses Burkinabe soldiers May 1, 2010 prior to their deployment to Mali in support of U.S. Africa Command's...
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    WINDHOEK, Namibia - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, is interviewed by Karembire Zemburka on Good Morning Namibia on Friday morning, April 30. The program aired on Namibian Broadcasting Corporation television, one of the two television stations in Namibia. This was...
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    VICENZA, Italy - Brigadier General Silver Moses Kayemba, chief of training and operations, Uganda Peoples Defence Force (right), is welcomed by Major General William B. Garrett III, commander of U.S. Army Africa, at the start of his visit to U.S. Army Africa's headquarters in Vicenza, Italy, April...
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    ACCRA, Ghana - Airmen with the North Dakota National Guard's 119th Wing Civil Engineer Squadron work on gutting a building in Accra, Ghana, April 2010. The Airmen are on a two-week humanitarian mission as part of the U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored State Partnership Program. (Photo courtesy...
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    ACCRA, Ghana - Airmen with the North Dakota National Guard's 119th Wing Civil Engineer Squadron paint the trim on a building on Burma Camp near Accra, Ghana, April 2010. The building will serve as classrooms to train members of the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The two-week mission is part of the Ghana -...
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    ACCRA, Ghana - Airmen with the North Dakota National Guard's 119th Wing Civil Engineer Squadron renovate a building on Burma Camp in Accra, Ghana, for use as classrooms to train the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The squadron took over the mission from the Michigan Air National Guard's 127th Wing in April...
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    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Nigerian Navy Captain Adejimi Osinowo, deputy commander of Africa Partnership (APS) West, and Captain Cindy Thebaud, commander of Africa Partnership Station (APS) West, interview with Hawanatu Conteh, a journalist for the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation, at the...
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    ROTA, Spain - Lance Corporal Drew Van Hook, assigned to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team (FAST), Company Europe, at Naval Station Rota, Spain, instructs a Moroccan maritime interdiction operations team on basic close quarter battle training, April 27, 2010, in preparation for Exercise Phoenix...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Ultimate Fighter Championship (UFC) fighters grapple with personnel deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), during an autograph and demonstration session at Thunderdome, the camppâ€s athletic facility, April 29. Over the last week, five members of the UFC have been...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Army Specialist Reyshalise Ramos, a member of Puerto Ricooâ€s 1/65th Army National Guard unit, deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), receives an autographed photo from Chris â€The Cripplerr†Leben, an Ultimate Fighter Championship (UFC) fighter, during an...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - A military member deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), grapples with Chris â€The Cripplerr†Leben, an Ultimate Fighter Championship (UFC) fighter, during an autograph and demonstration session at Thunderdome, the camppâ€s athletic facility, April 29, 2010. ...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Petty Officer 3rd Class Jake Larson, a member of the armory at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), grapples with Kurt Shrout, a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) coach and trainer from Portland, Oregon during an autograph and demonstration session for Ultimate Fighter Championship...
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    MONROVIA, Liberia - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Gary Morris talks to students at the American International School of Monrovia, Liberia where he has been voluntarily teaching a physical education class since February 2010. As a certified trainer, he wants the students to have a positive...
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    MONROVIA, Liberia - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Gary Morris races a student at the American International School of Monrovia, Liberia during a 90 minute physical education class that he teaches at the school once a week. A reservist, Morris' time in Liberia, which originally began as a...
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    MONROVIA, Liberia - U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Gary Morris stands in front of the American International School of Monrovia, Liberia where he has been voluntarily teaching a physical education class since February 2010. A reservist, Morris' time in Liberia, which originally began as a...
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    DAMERJOG, Djibouti - Army Sergeant Donald Douds (right) and Staff Sergeant Josh Erickson (left), members of the C418th, Team 4, Civil Affairs Team unload books and other school supplies at the Damerjog Secondary School in Damerjog, Djibouti, April 27, 2010. Douds, Erickson and other members of...
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    LYCEE KESSEL, Djibouti - Technical Sergeant Theodore Lee of Combined Task Force - Horn of Africa, poses with students at Kessel School in Djibouti April 14, 2010 after delivering letters from the Lake Joy Elementary School in Warner Robins, Georgia. Lee worked with his daughter's school to start a...
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    GABORONE, Botswana - Members of local and regional Botswana media outlets engage General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Stephen Nolan in a media roundtable conducted at the U.S. Embassy, Gaborone, Botswana, April 28, 2010. Ward had earlier...
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    GABORONE, Botswana - Members of local and regional Botswana media outlets engage General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Stephen Nolan in a media roundtable conducted at the U.S. Embassy, Gaborone, Botswana, April 28, 2010. Ward had earlier...
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    GABORONE, Botswana - Approximately 700 soldiers, mostly commissioned officers, from the Botswana Defence Forces (BDF) listen to a lecture on Intelligence Support to Operations given by General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, during his visit to Gaborone, Botswana April 28, 2010....
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    GABORONE, Botswana - Colonel M.C. Mophuting, commandant of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Training Establishment, and Colonel Baatweng, BDF chief of protocol greet General William Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, upon his arrival in Gaborone, Botswana, April 28, 2010. During Ward's...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Captain Darius Banaji accepts the Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ) pennant from Captain Bill Finn, symbolizing the transfer of command from Finn to Banaji, during a change of command ceremony at 11 Degrees North, the camp's recreational facility, April 27, 2010. During...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Captain Bill Finn, commanding officer Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), talks about his past experiences with Captain Darius Banaji, the prospective commanding officer at CLDJ (background, left), during a change of command ceremony at 11 Degrees North, the camp's...
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    DAMERJOG, Djibouti - Abddi Hassan, the principle of the Damerjog secondary school in Damerjog, Djibouti, looks on as Army Staff Sergeant Josh Erickson, a member of the C418th, Team 4, Civil Affairs Team discusses with teachers what supplies they need at the school, April 27, 2010. Erickson and...
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    DAMERJOG, Djibouti - Abddi Hassan, the principal of the Damerjog secondary school in Damerjog, Djibouti, looks on as Army Staff Sergeant Josh Erickson, a member of the C418th, Team 4, Civil Affairs Team discusses with teachers what supplies they need at the school, April 27, 2010. Erickson and...
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    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Leaders of the Ghanaian Armed Forces practice using the Beam Hit system for marksmanship practice under the guidance of North Dakota National Guard Staff Sergeant Dane Severinson, April 2010. A delegation of Ghanaian military officials visited Bismarck, North Dakota as...
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    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Ghana Lieutenant General Peter Blay (right) participates in a demonstration of an Armored Security Vehicle at the Raymond J. Bohn Armory in Bismarck, April 2010, along with North Dakota National Guard Specialist Lindsay Suko (left) and Sergeant 1st Class Troy Skelto, 191st...
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    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Ghana Lieutenant General Peter Blay (left) operates an Armored Security Vehicle as Specialist Lindsay Suko (right), 191st Military Police Company, looks on, April 2010. Blay visited North Dakota as part of the State Partnership Program, a Department of Defense program that...
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    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Ghanaian Armed Forces Colonel George Biah practices rifle marksmanship under the instruction of Sergeant 1st Class Troy Skelton (center) of the North Dakota Army National Guard's 191st Military Police Company. The familiarization took place during a command visit from the...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Air Force Technical Sergeant Jose Lopez, a member of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), receives an autographed photo from Ed 'short fuse' Herman, an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter, during an autographing session at combat cafe on Camp...
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