Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

Capt. Le Mohamed Louaita, commander of the Djiboutian Demining Company, expresses gratitude to Tech. Sgt. Dylan Wagner, explosive ordnance disposal technician, during training Aug. 22, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The demining unit was established in 2001 to ensure that Djibouti could become mine-free after years of civil war throughout the 1990s, a goal that was achieved in 2003. Eighteen years later, mines remain a threat in the surrounding region.



By Sgt. Jessica Elbouab Kentucky National Guard Djibouti Sep 10, 2021
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