U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa members meet with members of the Japanese military to discuss a noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and to share best practices, Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 27, 2017. The exercise included military representation from French and Italian partner nations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa members meet with members of the Japanese military to discuss a noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and to share best practices, Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 27, 2017. The exercise included military representation from French and Italian partner nations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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