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Kenyan Defense Force Sergeant Major Gibiti Chacha Mango, left, meet U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin Bragwell, project supervisor at the Ecole 5 construction project in Djibouti. Four Kenyan sergeant majors visited the Combined Joint Task Force  †Horn of Africa to strengthen the realtionship between Kenya and the U.S. and learn about each otherrâ€s enlisted corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Robert Biermann)
Kenyan Defense Force Sergeant Major Gibiti Chacha Mango, left, meet U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin Bragwell, project supervisor at the Ecole 5 construction project in Djibouti. Four Kenyan sergeant majors visited the Combined Joint Task Force †Horn of Africa to strengthen the realtionship between Kenya and the U.S. and learn about each otherrâ€s enlisted corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Robert Biermann)
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