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TANGA, Tanzania - A child holds a packet of school supplies at the Tongoni Primary School in Tanga, Tanzania, November 2, 2009. Teachers, local government officials and U.S. sailors assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs Team (MCAT) 214 distributed the school supplies that were provided by People to People International. MCAT-214 is assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Kulp)
TANGA, Tanzania - A child holds a packet of school supplies at the Tongoni Primary School in Tanga, Tanzania, November 2, 2009. Teachers, local government officials and U.S. sailors assigned to Maritime Civil Affairs Team (MCAT) 214 distributed the school supplies that were provided by People to People International. MCAT-214 is assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Kulp)
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