U.S., Rwanda forces complete first of four phases to enhance Rwanda peacekeeping operations

U.S. Army Capt. Morgan Shepard, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Public Information officer, listens as Rwanda Defense Force Army Capt. Edouard Turatsinze, Ministry of Defense Public Relations and Communications officer, discusses a topic Feb. 2, 2016, at RDF headquarters, Kigali, Rwanda. CIMIC officers have many of the same roles and responsibilities as U.S. Army civil affairs personnel. Army civil affairs specialists are responsible for researching, coordinating, conducting and participating in the planning and production of civil affairs related documents, while enabling the civil-military operations of the supported commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
U.S. Army Capt. Morgan Shepard, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Public Information officer, listens as Rwanda Defense Force Army Capt. Edouard Turatsinze, Ministry of Defense Public Relations and Communications officer, discusses a topic Feb. 2, 2016, at RDF headquarters, Kigali, Rwanda. CIMIC officers have many of the same roles and responsibilities as U.S. Army civil affairs personnel. Army civil affairs specialists are responsible for researching, coordinating, conducting and participating in the planning and production of civil affairs related documents, while enabling the civil-military operations of the supported commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
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