Members of the BNDF search for and identify Simulated IEDs using Metal Detectors, Sickles and Visual Clues
Members of the Burundian National Defense Force (BNDF) search for and identify simulated IEDs using metal detectors, sickles, and visual clues. The BNDF are in the fourth week of a 10-week training course at the Parachutist Camp sharing best practices with the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) Africa. SPMAGTF is specifically trained to support U.S. and partner interests throughout the United States Africa Command area of responsibility and takes part in bilateral and multilateral training exercises with regional partners. The unit has been training armed forces around Africa as well as providing continued assistance in U.S. operations on foreign soil.
(U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Allison Pittam) Burundi, Sgt.Maj. Skinner, BNDF, SPMAGTF, Bujumbura, Combined Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa