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U.S. Army 1st Lt. Christopher Hoff inspects radio equipment with members of Japan Self Defense Forces' (JSDF) Deployment Air Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement unit (DAPE), at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 5, 2013. During emergencies, effective and reliable communication system between CJTF-HOA and coalition partners is essential. DAPE and U.S. Soldiers met and successfully tested their radio equipment for use during emergencies. Hoff is a communications officer with the 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. With Hoff, clockwise, are JSDF Navy Lt. Hirosuke Watanbe, DAPE chief of communications, and JSDF Navy Leading Seaman Daisuke Araki and JSDF Army Sgt. 1st Class Yasuyuki Iwashita, DAPE communications equipment specialists. (Photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tom Ouellette)
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Christopher Hoff inspects radio equipment with members of Japan Self Defense Forces' (JSDF) Deployment Air Force for Counter-Piracy Enforcement unit (DAPE), at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 5, 2013. During emergencies, effective and reliable communication system between CJTF-HOA and coalition partners is essential. DAPE and U.S. Soldiers met and successfully tested their radio equipment for use during emergencies. Hoff is a communications officer with the 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment 2nd Armor Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. With Hoff, clockwise, are JSDF Navy Lt. Hirosuke Watanbe, DAPE chief of communications, and JSDF Navy Leading Seaman Daisuke Araki and JSDF Army Sgt. 1st Class Yasuyuki Iwashita, DAPE communications equipment specialists. (Photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tom Ouellette)
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