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AFRICOM commander, Djiboutian CHOD observe Rapid Intervention Battalion
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, center, commander of U.S. Africa Command, listens to a brief about partner training delivered by the officer in charge of NCO training for the Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), U.S. Army 1st Lt. Travis Holihan, Headquarters Company, 1-26 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, during a visit with senior Djiboutian officials, including Chief of General Staff of the Djibouti Armed Forces Gen. Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim, at a training base in Djibouti, March 21, 2019. While in Djibouti, Waldhauser observed the ongoing growth and development of the RIB, the Djiboutian army’s elite military force, which the U.S. is in the process of training and equipping at the request of the Djiboutian government. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, center, commander of U.S. Africa Command, listens to a brief about partner training delivered by the officer in charge of NCO training for the Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), U.S. Army 1st Lt. Travis Holihan, Headquarters Company, 1-26 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, during a visit with senior Djiboutian officials, including Chief of General Staff of the Djibouti Armed Forces Gen. Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim, at a training base in Djibouti, March 21, 2019. While in Djibouti, Waldhauser observed the ongoing growth and development of the RIB, the Djiboutian army’s elite military force, which the U.S. is in the process of training and equipping at the request of the Djiboutian government. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, center, commander of U.S. Africa Command, listens to a brief about partner training delivered by the officer in charge of NCO training for the Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), U.S. Army 1st Lt. Travis Holihan, Headquarters Company, 1-26 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, during a visit with senior Djiboutian officials, including Chief of General Staff of the Djibouti Armed Forces Gen. Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim, at a training base in Djibouti, March 21, 2019. While in Djibouti, Waldhauser observed the ongoing growth and development of the RIB, the Djiboutian army’s elite military force, which the U.S. is in the process of training and equipping at the request of the Djiboutian government. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
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