CJTF-HOA trains historic Djiboutian Army Rapid Intervention Battalion

A Djiboutian soldier reacts to simulated contact during the culminating exercise of a five-week training cycle for the newly formed Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), a Djiboutian army crisis response unit, at a site outside Djibouti City, May 3, 2018.  U.S. Army Soldiers from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, Texas National Guard, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa conducted the RIB training. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn)
A Djiboutian soldier reacts to simulated contact during the culminating exercise of a five-week training cycle for the newly formed Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), a Djiboutian army crisis response unit, at a site outside Djibouti City, May 3, 2018. U.S. Army Soldiers from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, Texas National Guard, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa conducted the RIB training. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn)
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