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Japan Army Sgt. 1st Class Yasuyuki Iwashita, a communications equipment specialist with the Japan Self Defense Forces'Deployment Air Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement unit (DAPE), tests radio equipment at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 5, 2013 with U.S. Army Sgt. Rodrick Brown, a communications section chief with 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division (1/63 AR RG). During emergencies, an effective and reliable communication system between Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and coalition partners is essential. Recognizing this need, members of DAPE and the CJTF 1/63 AR RG met and successfully tested their radio equipment to ensure it can communicate in emergency conditions. (Photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tom Ouellette)
Japan Army Sgt. 1st Class Yasuyuki Iwashita, a communications equipment specialist with the Japan Self Defense Forces'Deployment Air Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement unit (DAPE), tests radio equipment at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 5, 2013 with U.S. Army Sgt. Rodrick Brown, a communications section chief with 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division (1/63 AR RG). During emergencies, an effective and reliable communication system between Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and coalition partners is essential. Recognizing this need, members of DAPE and the CJTF 1/63 AR RG met and successfully tested their radio equipment to ensure it can communicate in emergency conditions. (Photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tom Ouellette)
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