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MORONI, Union of the Comoros - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command (center), and U.S.AFRICOM Command Sergeant Major Mark Ripka (left) review a school construction plan with U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Beardsley. During a visit to Comoros, Ward and Ripka met with U.S. service members who are constructing a six-room school building, which is scheduled to be completed in July, 2009. Built entirely of cinder block and hand-mixed concrete, the school will accommodate about 250 students attending the U.S. equivalent of high school and junior college. (Photo by Kenneth Fidler, U.S. Africa Command)
MORONI, Union of the Comoros - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command (center), and U.S.AFRICOM Command Sergeant Major Mark Ripka (left) review a school construction plan with U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Beardsley. During a visit to Comoros, Ward and Ripka met with U.S. service members who are constructing a six-room school building, which is scheduled to be completed in July, 2009. Built entirely of cinder block and hand-mixed concrete, the school will accommodate about 250 students attending the U.S. equivalent of high school and junior college. (Photo by Kenneth Fidler, U.S. Africa Command)
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