AFRICOM Commander observes Djiboutian RIB, meets with key partners

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command, watches a demonstration by a soldier assigned to the Rapid Intervention Battalion, the Djiboutian army’s elite military force, during a visit with senior Djiboutian officials, including Chief of General Staff of the Djibouti Armed Forces Gen. Zakaria Cheik Ibrahim, at a training base in Djibouti, March 21, 2019. Waldhauser visited in order to discuss the growth and development of Djiboutian security forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command, watches a demonstration by a soldier assigned to the Rapid Intervention Battalion, the Djiboutian army’s elite military force, during a visit with senior Djiboutian officials, including Chief of General Staff of the Djibouti Armed Forces Gen. Zakaria Cheik Ibrahim, at a training base in Djibouti, March 21, 2019. Waldhauser visited in order to discuss the growth and development of Djiboutian security forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
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