Photos | United States Africa Command

September 2011

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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 29, 2011) - U.S. Army Reserve Corporal Kwami Koto, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Civil Affairs team 4902 information manager, is a native of the Republic of Togo, Africa, and uses his experiences to engage with the people of Djibouti. Nearly 10 years...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - U.S. Army Reserve Corporal Kwami Koto, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Civil Affairs team 4902 information manager, is a native of the Republic of Togo, Africa, and uses his experiences to engage with the people of Djibouti. Nearly 10 years ago, Koto and his...
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    WINDHOEK, Namibia - Namibian and U.S. military members discuss the environmental impacts of military range operations, including contamination of soil and groundwater resources with lead, during an environmental security workshop at the Leopard Valley Training Area near Windhoek September 28,...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Alejandro and Andrea Holguin demonstrated traditional Salsa, Bachata and Merengue dances during U.S. Africa Command's First Hispanic American Heritage Month celebration held on Kelley Barracks on 23 September 2011. The event drew more than 100 guests and features, guest...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 28, 2011) - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Grace Enriquez, a communications specialist with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, received the Navy Expeditionary Warfare Badge at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 28. The Expeditionary Warfare device,...
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    KAABONG, Uganda (Sep 6 2011) - Army Specialist Shawn England assists a local farmer with a goat vaccination near Kaabong, Uganda, September 6. Specialist England was part of a two-member U.S. Army team sent to Kaabong to partner with local community animal health workers. As the team's veterinary...
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    DEVIL LAKES, North Dakota - Sergeant 1st Class Paul Deegan (right) leads Warrant Officer Class 1 Benjamin Afful and Sergeant Major Richard Kyere-Yeboah off of the pop-up target M-16 marksmanship range at Camp Grafton Training Center in Devils Lake, N.D., on September 18, 2011. Afful and...
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    ACCRA, Ghana - Sergeant 1st Class Tony Duben, of Devils Lake, N.D., demonstrates firing systems at Camp Teshie in Accra, Ghana, in February 2011. Duben and Sergeant 1st Class Paul Deegan, both instructors with the North Dakota National Guard's 164th Regional Training Institute, traveled to Ghana...
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    ACCRA, Ghana - Sergeant 1st Class Paul Deegan, of Devils Lake, N.D., demonstrates military combatives maneuvers for members of the Ghana Army during a physical training session in February 2011 at Teshie Camp in Accra, Ghana. Deegan and Sergeant 1st Class Tony Duben, both instructors with the...
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    KAABONG, Uganda (Sep 9 2011) - United States Army Major Dean Klenz shows local community animal health workers the process of closed castration on a bull near Kaabong, Uganda, September 9. In addition to vaccinations and disease treatment, community animal health workers in the area neutered bulls...
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    KAABONG, Uganda (Sep 5 2011) - Ikulal Gabriel, a Kaabong-area community animal health worker, vaccinates cattle as they walk through a livestock chute near Kaabong, Uganda, September 5. The chute was used to provide an opportunity to treat, spray and vaccinate multiple cattle at one time. More...
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    KAABONG, Uganda (Sep 7 2011) - Community animal health workers Lokoru Sarah (left) and Longole Simon Peter give an oral vaccination to a donkey near Kaabong, Uganda September 7. Over the course of five days, 52 donkeys were vaccinated and treated for various diseases to help the local population...
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    KAABONG, Uganda (Sep 6 2011) - Lokoru Sarah, a Kaabong community animal health worker, assists Longole Simon Peter with the vaccination of a baby chicken near Kaabong, Uganda, September 6. Thirty community animal health workers participated in a two-week veterinary civil action program (VetCAP)...
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    KAABONG, Uganda - Ikulal Gabriel, a Kaabong-area community animal health worker, vaccinates cattle as they walk through a livestock chute near Kaabong, Uganda, September 5, 2011. The chute was used to provide an opportunity to treat, spray and vaccinate multiple cattle at one time. More than...
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    KAABONG, Uganda - Community animal health workers Lokoru Sarah (left) and Longole Simon Peter give an oral vaccination to a donkey near Kaabong, Uganda September 7, 2011. Over the course of five days, 52 donkeys were vaccinated and treated for various diseases to help the local population maintain...
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    KAABONG, Uganda - Lokoru Sarah, a Kaabong community animal health worker, assists Longole Simon Peter with the vaccination of a baby chicken near Kaabong, Uganda, September 6, 2011. Thirty community animal health workers participated in a two-week veterinary civil action program (VetCAP)...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Michael Franken, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa commander, receives a salute from U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant James Davis as he assumes responsibility as the senior enlisted leader for CJTF-HOA during the senior...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Michael Franken, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) commander, addresses the crowd during the senior enlisted leader change of responsibility ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, September 22, 2011. U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant James Davis conveys his intentions as the new Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader during a senior enlisted leader change of responsibility ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, September 22, 2011. Davis...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 22, 2011))â€U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant James Davis conveys his intentions as the new Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader during a senior enlisted leader change of responsibility ceremony here September 22. Davis came...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - U.S. Marine General James F. Amos, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, addresses a crowd of Marines and sailors at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 25, 2011. While at Camp Lemonnier, Amos met with leadership of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and Camp...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Dr. Jun Bando, special advisor to the commander, U.S. Africa Command, briefs attendees of AFRICOM's 3rd annual Command Surgeon's Conference, September 27-29, 2011 at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany. The conference, with the theme "Medical Stability Operations - The Way...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Colonel Robert Miller, command surgeon for U.S. Africa Command, briefs attendees of AFRICOM's 3rd annual Command Surgeon's Conference, September 27-29, 2011 at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany. The conference, with the theme "Medical Stability Operations - The Way...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 22, 2011)-U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Michael Franken, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa commander, addresses the crowd during the senior enlisted leader change of responsibility ceremony here, September 22. U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant James...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 22, 2011)--U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Michael Franken, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa commander, receives a salute from U.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant James Davis as he assumes responsibility as the senior enlisted leader for CJTF-HOA during...
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    ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - Ugandan and U.S. observers for exercise Natural Fire pose for a photo following the closing ceremony of the exercise in Zanzibar, Tanzania September 20, 2011. From left to right: Major General Julius Oketta, director of Uganda's National Emergency Coordination and...
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    KAABONG, Uganda (Sep 7 2011) - Ilukal Gabriel, a Kaabong-area community animal health worker, vaccinates a goat while farmers assist in a field treatment exercise near Kaabong, Uganda, September 7. Local farmers traveled to a site just outside Kaabong to have their animals vaccinated at no cost to...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 25, 2011) - U.S. Marine General James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, addresses a crowd of Marines and sailors at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 25. While at Camp Lemonnier, Amos met with leadership of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 25, 2011) - U.S. Marine General James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps, addresses a crowd of Marines and sailors at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 25. Amos thanked the service members for their commitment to the U.S. Africa Command mission and...
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    Zanzibar, Tanzania - Petty Officer First Class Mario Perez, U.S. Navy, and PVE Mgeni Ramadhan Mgeni cut lengths from a fascia board which will support the gutters for the rainwater catchment system at Pale school in Zanzibar, Tanzania, September 19, 2011. (U.S. Army Africa Photo by Specialist Brad...
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    SHEIK OSMAN COMPOUND, Djibouti (Sept. 20, 2011) - U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Scott Mykoo, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader, shows off a shirt given to him by Djiboutian Army service members during a farewell and award ceremony held in his honor at the Sheik...
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    SHEIK OSMAN COMPOUND, Djibouti (Sept. 20, 2011) - Djiboutian Army Major Ahmed Said Guedi, Sheik Osman Compound Commandant presents a letter of appreciation to U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Scott Mykoo, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader, during a farewell ceremony...
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    SHEIK OSMAN COMPOUND, Djibouti (Sept. 20, 2011) - U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Scott Mykoo, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader, addresses members of the Djiboutian Army during a farewell and award ceremony in his honor at the Sheik Osman Compound, September 20....
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    SHEIK OSMAN COMPOUND, Djibouti (Sept. 20, 2011) - Djiboutian Army Major Mohammad Gaditto, Center Instruction Tactical Technical of Ambouli commander, talks about his working relationship with U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major Scott Mykoo, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa senior enlisted...
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    DIKHIL, Djibouti - Dikhil community members unload a semi-truck trailer carrying tables, desks and chairs at the Dikhil Regional School Resource Center in Dikhil, Djibouti, August 25, 2011. The school equipment was made available through the Excess Property Program that works to...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Rachel Schaeffer, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 engineering aid 3rd class and native of Oconomowoc, Wis., checks the levels of a tent base, Sept. 9, 2011. Both the U.S. Army and Navy used their skills and manpower...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Navy seaman from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 measure the distance between two ends of a tent foundation, Sept. 9, 2011. Both the U.S. Army and Navy used their skills and manpower to construct numerous tents across Camp Lemonnier. The Combined...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kalani Gaines, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 builder and native of Oakland, Calif., uses a circular saw to cut through wooden boards, which will be used as support braces for tents, Sept. 9, 2011. Both the U.S. Army...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kalani Gains, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 builder, uses a table saw to cut boards into different sizes, Sept. 9, 2011. Gains is originally from Oakland, Calif. NMCB 5, with help from 1st Battalion 161st Field...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Navy Constructionman Zac Walker, steelworker with the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 from Port Hueneme, Calif., uses a circular saw, Sept. 9, 2011. Walker is originally from Houston, Texas. NMCB 5, with help from 1st Battalion 161st Field...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan Richardson, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 utilitiesman, hammers a nail into the base of a tent foundation, Sept. 9, 2011. Richardson is originally from San Diego, Calif. NMCB 5, with help from 1st Battalion...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Army Pfc. Bobby Cole, military police with the 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery, Kansas Army National Guard, throws a rope over the tent frame, Sept. 9, 2011. Cole is originally from Dodge City, Kan. Other soldiers from the 1-161st and 243rd...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) U.S. Navy Seaman Zach Walker, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 steel worker constructionman and native of Houston, uses a circular saw to cut through the floorboards on a tent, Sept. 9, 2011. Both the U.S. Army and Navy used their skills and manpower...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) - U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ray Guerrero, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 construction mechanic and native of Apache Junction, Ariz., tightens bolts on a truck during a repair session on Camp Lemonnier, September 9. NMCB5 performs regular...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) - U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ray Guerrero, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 construction mechanic and native of Apache Junction, Ariz., is handed a torque wrench during a truck repair session on Camp Lemonnier, September 9. NMCB5 performs...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) - U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ray Guerrero, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 construction mechanic and native of Apache Junction, Ariz., sets a resized part into a truck undergoing repairs on Camp Lemonnier, September 9. NMCB5 performs regular...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) - U.S. Navy Seaman Cammeron Saltezgiver, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 construction mechanic and native of Nashville, Tenn., tightens bolts during a truck repair session on Camp Lemonnier, September 9. NMCB5 performs regular maintenance on...
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    A U.S. Navy Seabee from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 out of Port Hueneme, Calif. places a clamp on a vehicle exhaust pipe, Sept. 9. Seabees in the Alpha Shop work on vehicles in need of repair on Camp Lemonnier. The Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, under the command of U.S...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) - U.S. Navy Seaman Deshawn Petway, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 equipment operator and native of Long Beach, Calif., saws a truck part down to size during repair session on Camp Lemonnier, September 9. NMCB5 performs regular maintenance on...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) - U.S. Navy Seaman Scott Britton, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 construction mechanic and native of Benton, Ill., examines parts to a truck undergoing repairs on Camp Lemonnier, September 9. NMCB5 performs regular maintenance on vehicles an...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 9, 2011) - U.S. Navy Seaman Scott Britton, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 construction mechanic and native of Benton, Ill., examines parts to a truck undergoing repairs on Camp Lemonnier, September 9. NMCB5 performs regular maintenance on vehicles an...
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    ESSLINGEN, Germany - Major General Barbara Faulkenberry, U.S. Africa Command's Operations and Logistics deputy director, poses for a photo with members of the Esslingen Innerwheel Rotary Club, August 21, 2011. Faulkenberry shared her experiences as a woman in the military and talked to them about...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 8, 2011) - Kenyan Army Major Iman Rajab Athumani, Muslim chaplain, sits down with U.S. Army Specialist Shaju Ahmed, 1st Batallion161st Field Artillery Kansas Army National Guard, to give spiritual nourishment at the prayer tent here, September 8. Maj. Athumani met...
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    CHUCKWANI BARRACKS, Zanzibar - Soldiers of the 5th Brigade, 75th Division, California Army Reserve, stand in formation with soldiers from Rwanda and Uganda during the humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercise Natural Fire 11 in Zanzibar, Tanzania, September 2011. (Photo by U.S. Army...
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    TUNIS, Tunisia - U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Gordon Gray (right), and Lieutenant Colonel Wade Carmichael, humanitarian assistance and health activities branch, U.S. Africa Command (2nd from right), meet with local contractors in Tunis, Tunisia, September 15, 2011, to coordinate on development of...
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    ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - Chaplain (Major) Dawud Agbere (right), U.S. Army Central Command, talks to Sheik Fadhili Suleiman Soraga, secretary to the Mufti of Zanzibar, Tanzania, September 15, 2011 during exercise Natural Fire 11. Natural Fire is a humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercise...
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    ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - Chaplain (Major) Dawud Agbere (left), U.S. Army Central Command, speaks with Zanzibar TV presenter Suleiman Abdalla Salum during a visit to Tanzania for exercise Natural Fire 11. Natural Fire is a humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercise to prepare Eastern...
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    ARLINGTON, Virginia - Brigadier General Joseph Kwankye, Ghanaian Army, (right), engages in a discussion with Anthony C. Smith, Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a briefing as part of the African Partner Nation Senior Communication Officer visit to the Pentagon, September 20, 2011. (U.S. AFRICOM photo...
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    ARLINGTON, Virginia - Members of the African Partner Nation Senior Communication Officers familiarization group listen to Anthony C. Smith, Joint Chiefs of Staff (J-8), as he briefs them on how the J-8 staff supports and interacts with U.S. combatant commands, at the Pentagon September 20,...
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    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Aug. 18, 2011) - A Tanzania People's Defense Force instructor assists a soldier on the proper use of a baton during crowd control, August 18, in Dar es Salaam. A team of U.S. soldiers and civilians traveled to Tanzania to share military police skills with the TPDF. The...
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    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Aug. 29, 2011) - U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Tom Laiter, military police with the 1st Battalion 161st Field Artillery, acts as safety observer on the firing range, August 29, in Dar es Salaam. Laiter, originally from Garnett, Kansas., traveled to Tanzania to share...
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Vice Admiral Joe Leidig, U.S. Africa Command's deputy to the commander for military operations (left), and General Carter Ham, AFRICOM commander, enjoy hot dogs and snacks provided by the Stuttgart chapter of the United Service Organizations (USO), August 30, 2011. (U.S....
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    STUTTGART, Germany - Sharon Burke, assistant secretary of defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs (left), Office of the Secretary of Defense, answers a question by Major General Barbara Faulkenberry, U.S. Africa Command's Operations and Logistics deputy director, during a roundtable...
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    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - A Tanzania People's Defense Force (TPDF) instructor assists a soldier on the proper use of a baton during crowd control August 18, 2011, in Dar es Salaam. A team of U.S. soldiers and civilians traveled to Tanzania to share military police skills with the TPDF. The...
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    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Tom Laiter, 1st Battalion 161st Field Artillery military police, acts as a safety observer on the firing range August 29, 2011, in Dar es Salaam during Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa military police training with the Tanzania...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 8, 2011) - Kenyan Army Major Iman Rajab Athumani, a Muslim chaplain, washes his feet before entering the prayer tent here, September 8.. Maj. Athumani met with U.S. Armed Forces chaplains at Camp Lemonnier to exchange best practices in religious affairs. Throughout...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 8, 2011) - Kenyan Army Major Iman Rajab Athumani, Muslim chaplain, leads spiritual worship at the prayer tent here, September 8. Maj. Athumani met U.S. Armed Forces chaplains at Camp Lemonnier to exchange practices within religious and morale welfare. Throughout his...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 8, 2011) - Kenyan Army Major Iman Rajab Athumani, Muslim chaplain, gives spiritual insight to the camp workers at the prayer tent here, September 8, 2011. Maj. Athumani met U.S. Armed Forces chaplains at Camp Lemonier to exchange best practices within religious...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 8, 2011) - U.S. Army Spcecialist Shaju Ahmed, 1-161 Field Artillery and Kenyan Army Maj Iman Rajab Athumani, Muslim chaplain, stop together for a photograph at the prayer tent here. September 8. Maj. Athumani met U.S. Armed Forces chaplains at Camp Lemonnier to...
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    Chief Operations Specialist Joseph Chapin stands at attention while his sponsor, Chief Operations Specialist Malcom J. Price places his combination cover on his head during the Chief Petty Officer Pinning Ceremony here Sept. 16. Chapin was one of eight sailors to pin their coveted anchors of gold...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 16, 2011) - Chief Information Systems Technician Andrienne Charles is piped and saluted as a newly appointed Chief Petty Officer during the annual Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 16. Charles was one of eight sailors to...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 16, 2011) - Chief Operations Specialist Joseph Chapin is piped and saluted as a newly appointed Chief Petty Officer (CPO) during the annual Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 16. Chapin was one of eight sailors to receive...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 16, 2011) - From left, Chief Operations Specialist Joseph Chapin, Chief Intelligence Specialist Ronald Trimnell, Chief Operations Specialist Ron Verdoza, Chief Information Systems Technician Charles Broadway and Chief Operations Specialist Aqua Clark stand at...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 16, 2011) - From left, Chief Operations Specialist Joseph Chapin, Chief Intelligence Specialist Ronald Trimnell, Chief Operations Specialist Ron Verdoza, Chief Information Systems Technician Charles Broadway, Chief Operations Specialist Aqua Clark, Chief Personnel...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 16, 2011) - Fellow Chief Petty Officers (CPO) congratulate the newly pinned CPOs during the fiscal year 2012 Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 16. Eight sailors received their gold anchors at Camp Lemmonier, following six...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 16, 2011) - Chief Naval Aircrewman Tactical Helicopter Xipetotec Thorngate, left, congratulates Chief Personnel Specialist Daniel O'Campo during the fiscal year 2012 Chief Petty Officer (CPO) pinning ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 16. ...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 16, 2011) - The fouled anchor was pinned on eight deserving Chief Petty Officers during the fiscal year 2012 Chief Petty Officer (CPO) pinning ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 16. The anchor is the emblem of the CPO and each aspect of it holds...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Sept. 15, 2011) - U.S. Navy Reserve Petty Officer 1st Class David Ampofo, an information systems specialist forward deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti , was born in Accra, Ghana, and currently lives in Lawrenceville, GA. Ampofo has spent more than 10 years in the Navy...
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    NEGELE, Ethiopia - Women and children from Negele pose for a photo around the stone marker unveiled during a bridge dedication ceremony August 22, 2011. The bridge connecting the villages of Negele and Borena will allow the villagers to cross the river during the rainy season for school, going to...
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    CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Kenyan Army Major Iman Rajab Athumani, Muslim chaplain, sits down with U.S. Army Specialist Shaju Ahmed, 1st Batallion161st Field Artillery Kansas Army National Guard, to give spiritual nourishment at the prayer tent on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, September 8, 2011....
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    BANJUL, The Gambia - Petty Officer 1st Class Dave H. Honegger says farewell to members of The Gambian Navy who toured High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) for one day during Africa Partnership Station (APS) West, September 13, 2011. APS is an international security cooperation initiative, facilitated...
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    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Participants of the East Africa Counter Illicit Trafficking Project's Cooperative Border Security Workshop, September 12-16, 2011, pose for a group photo. The workshop was attended by national delegations from Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and...
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    ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - Brigadier General James Owens (left), deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Africa, welcomes participants from five East African countries to the first day of the Natural Fire 11 Academics seminar, September 12, 2011. Seated next to him is Major General S.S. Omar, commander of...
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    ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - Sunday Babatunde, African Union liaison to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and Linda Bore, International Committee of the Red Cross, lead a panel discussion on the value of non-governmental organizations, September 2011 in Zanzibar,...
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    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Military and civil disaster response planners from the Tanzanian People's Defence Forces (TPDF) and the Tanzanian government pose for a photo in Dar es Salaam September 2011. They conducted facilitated planning sessions with representatives from the Center for Disaster...
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    STUTTGART,Germany - Soldier's Angels Germany collect items for wounded warriors. (Courtesy image) ...
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    BANJUL, The Gambia - Sailors aboard High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) render honors to The Gambia Chief of Defense Staff, Lieutenant General Masanneh Nyuku Kinteh, and The Gambia Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Madani Senghore, upon their visit to the ship September 9, 2011. Swift is in Banjul in...
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    NAIROBI, Kenya - Planners from Kenya's Office of the President, the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), U.S. Africa Command and the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM) pose for a group photo at the conclusion of a collaborative planning session aimed at improving the KDF's...
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    DIKHIL, Djibouti (August 25, 2011) A Dikhil community member stacks chairs in the Dikhil Regional School Resource Center in Dikhil, Djibouti, August 25. Desks and tables were delivered, along with the chairs, to the center to enhance the learning environment for hundreds of children in the Dikhil...
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    DIKHIL, Djibouti (August 25, 2011) U.S. Army Captain Jennifer L. Newhouse, 490th Civil Affairs Battalion projects officer, discusses the delivery of desks, tables and chairs to the Dikhil School Regional Resource Center with Omar Ladieh Ismael, Dikhil Regional Director of Education, and a...
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    DIKHIL, Djibouti (August 25, 2011) - Dikhil community members finish unloading the last of three semi-truck trailers at the Dikhil Regional School Resource Center in Dikhil, Djibouti on August 25. The trailers were filled with desks, tables and chairs scheduled to be distributed from the center to...
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    DIKHIL, Djibouti (August 25, 2011) - U.S. Army Captain Jennifer L. Newhouse, 490th Civil Affairs Battalion projects officer, inventories equipment as local community members unload a semi-truck trailer in Dikhil, Djibouti, August 25. Soldiers from the 490th CA BN, assigned to Combined Joint Task...
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    DIKHIL, Djibouti - (Aug. 25, 2011) Dikhil community members unload a semi-truck trailer carrying tables, desks, and chairs at the Dikhil Regional School Resource Center in Dikhil, Djibouti, August 25. The school equipment was made available through the Excess Property Program that works to provide...
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    KAMPALA, Uganda - Major General Julius F. Oketta, director of the National Emergency Coordination and Operations Center (NECOC) in Uganda and Colonel (Ret) John J. Jordan from the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM) meet September 6, 2011 in Kampala, Uganda to discuss...
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    KAMPALA, Uganda (August 24, 2011) - Colonel Moses Diba Sentongo (left), Commander of the Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF), speaks to Rabbi (U.S. Navy Captain) Jon Cutler, director of Religious Affairs for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Imam Shakur Abdul-Ali, a visiting imam from...
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    ALGIERS, Algeria - General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, addresses questions from news media during a press conference held during his second visit to Algeria September 7-8, 2011. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Algeria)...
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    ALGIERS, Algeria - General Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Africa Command, addresses questions from news media during a press conference held during his second visit to Algeria September 7-8, 2011. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Algeria)...
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    BANJUL, The Gambia - Lieutenant Commander Charles Eaton, officer in charge of High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2), reads to a group of children at the Starfish International school during Africa Partnership Station (APS) West September 8, 2011, in Banjul, The Gambia. APS is an international security...
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    KIGALI, Rwanda - Disaster management stakeholders from the Rwandan government and the Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF) conducted a facilitated planning session with the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM) and U.S. Africa Command at the Hotel Des Mill Collines in Kigali,...
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