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U.S. Army Col. Wilson Rutherford, center, U.S. Military Coordination Cell Mogadisu, addresses Burundi National Defense Forces staff on the U.S. commitment to support BNDF serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia during a visit to the AMISOM Sector 5 Headquarters located in northern Mogadishu. The MCC is a prime component of the Combined Joint Task Force –Horn of Africa whose mission is to help build the defense capability, capacity, and coordination among its East African partners to improve capacity to neutralize violent extremist organizations.  (BNDF Courtesy Photo)
U.S. Army Col. Wilson Rutherford, center, U.S. Military Coordination Cell Mogadisu, addresses Burundi National Defense Forces staff on the U.S. commitment to support BNDF serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia during a visit to the AMISOM Sector 5 Headquarters located in northern Mogadishu. The MCC is a prime component of the Combined Joint Task Force –Horn of Africa whose mission is to help build the defense capability, capacity, and coordination among its East African partners to improve capacity to neutralize violent extremist organizations. (BNDF Courtesy Photo)
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