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NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan soldiers raise flags of 13 African nations participating in the Eastern Africa Standby Brigade command post exercise on November 24, 2008. The week-long exercise was held at the International Mine Action Training Center near Nairobi to prepare the force for peacekeeping and other duties under the auspices of the African Union. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Technical Sergeant Sam Rogers)
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan soldiers raise flags of 13 African nations participating in the Eastern Africa Standby Brigade command post exercise on November 24, 2008. The week-long exercise was held at the International Mine Action Training Center near Nairobi to prepare the force for peacekeeping and other duties under the auspices of the African Union. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Technical Sergeant Sam Rogers)
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