Where There’s Smoke, There’s “Fire in the Hole!”

Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa U.S. Navy explosive warfare specialists prepare to search a cordoned area of a Djiboutian range complex for unexploded ordnance (UXO) near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 6, 2017. Teams from the U.S. and France spent the day sweeping the range and detonating UXO found in the area. The mission promoted partnerships between the two militaries while providing safer routes of travel through the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Allyson L. Manners)
Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa U.S. Navy explosive warfare specialists prepare to search a cordoned area of a Djiboutian range complex for unexploded ordnance (UXO) near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 6, 2017. Teams from the U.S. and France spent the day sweeping the range and detonating UXO found in the area. The mission promoted partnerships between the two militaries while providing safer routes of travel through the area. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Allyson L. Manners)
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