CJTF-HOA SEL meets with Students from the BNDF to share Best Practices

U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader greets a student at the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy in Bururi. Burundi. CJTF-HOA Senior Enlisted Leader greets a Student at the BNDF NCO's Academy in Bururi, Burundi

U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader greets a student at the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy in Bururi. Burundi. She is on a two-day visit to share best practices, speak with the students one-on-one and answer their questions.

(Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allison Pittam)

U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, senior enlisted leader shakes hands with a student from the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy at Camp Bururi during a two-day visit where she engaged with the academy’s students to share best practices, speak with them one-on-one and answer their questions. (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allison Pittam) CJTF Senior Enlisted Leader shakes Hands with a Student from the BNDF NCO's Academy at Camp Bururi U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, senior enlisted leader shakes hands with a student from the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy at Camp Bururi during a two-day visit where she engaged with the academy’s students to share best practices, speak with them one-on-one and answer their questions. (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allison Pittam)
On a recent visit to Bururi, Burundi, U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader and NCOs assigned to CJTF-HOA address a formation of students from the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy at Camp Bururi. CJTF-HOA Senior Enlisted Leader and NCO's assigned to CJTF-HOA address Formation of Students

On a recent visit to Bururi, Burundi, U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader and NCOs assigned to CJTF-HOA address a formation of students from the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy at Camp Bururi.  She is on a two-day visit to the camp to share best practices, speak with the students one-on-one and answer their questions.

 (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allison Pittam)

U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader, engages with students from the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy at Camp Bururi to share best practices, talk with them one-on-one and answer their questions. CJTF-HOA Senior Enlisted Leader engages with Students from the BNDF NCO's Academy to share Best Practices

U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader, engages with students from the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy at Camp Bururi to share best practices, talk with them one-on-one and answer their questions. With her is U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Charles Going, U.S. Navy 2nd Class Petty Officer Alejandrina Rosser and French interpreter, U.S, Army Sgt. Komi Afetse. The trio accompanied Skinner to share their experiences as NCOs.

 (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allison Pittam)

U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader sits next to the Commander of the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy for a group photo with NCOs assigned to CJTF-HOA and academy students. CJTF-HOA Senior Enlisted Leader sits next to the Commander of the BNDF NCO's Academy for a Group Photo

U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior enlisted leader sits next to the Commander of the Burundian National Defense Force Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy for a group photo with NCOs assigned to CJTF-HOA and academy students. She is on a two-day visit to the camp to share best practices, speak with the students one-on-one and answer their questions.

 (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allison Pittam)

CJTF-HOA Senior Enlisted Leader meets with students from the Burundian National Defense Force (BNDF) on a two-day visit to the BNDF NCO's Academy in Bururi, Burundi

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