CJ44 Force Engineers meet with Kalaf village elders to improve water well system

KALAF, Djibouti- Abdi Ali, translator and guide for members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers, helps measure the height of a well, May 17, 2016 in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, spoke with the village elders with the help of Abdi, took measurements of the water level and documented the overall structural status of the well and cistern to help determine improvements needed to better serve the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image KALAF, Djibouti- Abdi Ali, translator and guide for members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers, helps measure the height of a well, May 17, 2016 in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, spoke with the village elders with the help of Abdi, took measurements of the water level and documented the overall structural status of the well and cistern to help determine improvements needed to better serve the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
KALAF, Djibouti – Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers meet with village elders to take measurements of the water cistern, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, worked with the village elders to document the overall structural status of the water well and cistern to help determine improvements needed to better serve the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image KALAF, Djibouti – Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers meet with village elders to take measurements of the water cistern, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, worked with the village elders to document the overall structural status of the water well and cistern to help determine improvements needed to better serve the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
KALAF, Djibouti- Community members of the Kalaf village siphon water from a well into jugs for transportation to their living areas, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, spoke with the village elders and measured the water level in the well to help determine improvements needed at the well and cistern. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image KALAF, Djibouti- Community members of the Kalaf village siphon water from a well into jugs for transportation to their living areas, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, spoke with the village elders and measured the water level in the well to help determine improvements needed at the well and cistern. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
KALAF, Djibouti- Water faucets remain unused due to maintenance issues while the people of Kalaf use hoses to siphon water from the top of the well, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, talked with the village elders, measured the water level and documented the overall structural status of the well and cistern to help determine improvements needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image KALAF, Djibouti- Water faucets remain unused due to maintenance issues while the people of Kalaf use hoses to siphon water from the top of the well, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, talked with the village elders, measured the water level and documented the overall structural status of the well and cistern to help determine improvements needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
KALAF, Djibouti – Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers met with village elders to determine what improvements needed to be made to the community water cistern and well, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, talked with the village elders and measured the water level in the well to help determine the community needs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image KALAF, Djibouti – Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa J44 Force Engineers met with village elders to determine what improvements needed to be made to the community water cistern and well, May 17, 2016, in Kalaf, Djibouti. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Myers and Lt. Trang Tieu, CJTF-HOA J44 Force Engineers, and Abdi Ali, translator and guide, talked with the village elders and measured the water level in the well to help determine the community needs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)

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