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Members of the Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa’s East African Response Force check and pack gear before loading onto an aircraft during an EARF exercise May 27, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.  CJTF-HOA planned and executed the validation after  1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, or Task Force Hurricane, from Miami, Fla., assumed responsibility of the EARF mission from  2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, or Task Force Seminole, who will return to Orlando, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
Members of the Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa’s East African Response Force check and pack gear before loading onto an aircraft during an EARF exercise May 27, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. CJTF-HOA planned and executed the validation after 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, or Task Force Hurricane, from Miami, Fla., assumed responsibility of the EARF mission from 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, or Task Force Seminole, who will return to Orlando, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
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