The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti

U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and volunteers proceed to an aircraft during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. Participants boarded the aircraft, simulated a flight, and then unloaded off the plane for the final portion of the exercise hosted by the French. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and volunteers proceed to an aircraft during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. Participants boarded the aircraft, simulated a flight, and then unloaded off the plane for the final portion of the exercise hosted by the French. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alasdair Stretch, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Civil Affairs, waits as French military members search his bag during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French members were conducting a bag search during the initial screening of the exercise in which they removed potentially dangerous items. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alasdair Stretch, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Civil Affairs, waits as French military members search his bag during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French members were conducting a bag search during the initial screening of the exercise in which they removed potentially dangerous items. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and volunteers wait in a temporary holding area during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. Members spent a few hours in the facility before the final part of the exercise: loading onto an aircraft. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and volunteers wait in a temporary holding area during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. Members spent a few hours in the facility before the final part of the exercise: loading onto an aircraft. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and distinguished visitors, and volunteers load onto an aircraft and observe the process during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French invited international partners to the exercise to allow them to observe and exchange information about the event. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and distinguished visitors, and volunteers load onto an aircraft and observe the process during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French invited international partners to the exercise to allow them to observe and exchange information about the event. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and distinguished visitors leave the runway after the completion of a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French invited international partners to the exercise to allow them to observe and exchange information about the event. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and distinguished visitors leave the runway after the completion of a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French invited international partners to the exercise to allow them to observe and exchange information about the event. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dominique Spencer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, waits as French military members search her bag during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French members were conducting a bag search during the initial screening of the exercise in which they removed potentially dangerous items. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dominique Spencer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, waits as French military members search her bag during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The French members were conducting a bag search during the initial screening of the exercise in which they removed potentially dangerous items. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Civil Affairs prepare to be searched by French military members during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Civil Affairs prepare to be searched by French military members during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dominique Spencer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, waits for her paperwork while being entered into a tracking system by French military members during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. During this portion of the NEO exercise, participants were entered into a tracking system and given documents for their temporary living arrangements and travel. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dominique Spencer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, waits for her paperwork while being entered into a tracking system by French military members during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. During this portion of the NEO exercise, participants were entered into a tracking system and given documents for their temporary living arrangements and travel. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dominique Spencer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, rests in a holding facility during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. During this portion of the NEO exercise, participants were offered cots during the wait before boarding the aircraft. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dominique Spencer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, rests in a holding facility during a non-combatant evacuation exercise (NEO) at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. During this portion of the NEO exercise, participants were offered cots during the wait before boarding the aircraft. The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)
U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and volunteers wait for their entrance into a dormitory holding area during a non-combatant evacuation exercise at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The building was a check in point with cots for individuals to rest in while waiting for their evacuation flight. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy) The French host a NEO exercise with CJTF-HOA members and international partners in Djibouti U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and volunteers wait for their entrance into a dormitory holding area during a non-combatant evacuation exercise at the French Marine 5th Regiment, Nov. 16, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The building was a check in point with cots for individuals to rest in while waiting for their evacuation flight. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Penny Snoozy)

The NEO exercise gave the French and their guests the opportunity to practice an evacuation with international partners.

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