Incoming EARF completes validation, demonstrates crisis response capability

Soldiers from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, verify equipment information Feb. 13, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Members of Bravo Company participated in a two-part validation exercise that consisted of a rapid mobilization scenario from the camp, which lead to the company convoying to and providing simulated security for the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
Soldiers from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, verify equipment information Feb. 13, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Members of Bravo Company participated in a two-part validation exercise that consisted of a rapid mobilization scenario from the camp, which lead to the company convoying to and providing simulated security for the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Thompson)
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