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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kristopher Tomes (right), a pararescueman with the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, watches a member of Kenya’s Disaster Response Unit use a pneumatic saw to cut through concrete during a building collapse search and rescue course in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 27, 2013. The five-day course was used to increase the unit’s basic rescue skills and put them through various scenarios. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa supports partner nations in military-to-military engagements to defeat violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa. (Courtesy photo)
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kristopher Tomes (right), a pararescueman with the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, watches a member of Kenya’s Disaster Response Unit use a pneumatic saw to cut through concrete during a building collapse search and rescue course in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 27, 2013. The five-day course was used to increase the unit’s basic rescue skills and put them through various scenarios. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa supports partner nations in military-to-military engagements to defeat violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa. (Courtesy photo)
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