Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Gary Lathrop, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Task Force Sparta, EOD Mobile Unit 8, and Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) cadre move into place for counter-IED training at Camp Singo, Uganda, March 6, 2017.  The training gave UPDF members a chance to locate and clear IEDs in and around buildings and along the road. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Gary Lathrop, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Task Force Sparta, EOD Mobile Unit 8, and Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) cadre move into place for counter-IED training at Camp Singo, Uganda, March 6, 2017. The training gave UPDF members a chance to locate and clear IEDs in and around buildings and along the road. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
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Ugandan Battle Group 22 lays deployment groundwork

The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) is preparing Ugandan Battle Group 22 (UGABAG 22) for a spring 2017 deployment in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), with a 12-week training course at Camp Singo, Uganda.