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MORONI, Union of the Comoros - U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion "Seabees" from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa continue construction of a six-classroom schoolhouse in Moroni, Comoros, as part of a U.S. military humanitarian civic assistance project, January 21, 2009. Built entirely of cinder block and hand-mixed concrete, the school will accommodate approximately 250 students attending the U.S. equivalent of high school and junior college. The building is scheduled to be completed by July, 2009. (Photo by Kenneth Fidler, U.S. Africa Command)
MORONI, Union of the Comoros - U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion "Seabees" from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa continue construction of a six-classroom schoolhouse in Moroni, Comoros, as part of a U.S. military humanitarian civic assistance project, January 21, 2009. Built entirely of cinder block and hand-mixed concrete, the school will accommodate approximately 250 students attending the U.S. equivalent of high school and junior college. The building is scheduled to be completed by July, 2009. (Photo by Kenneth Fidler, U.S. Africa Command)
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