CJTF-HOA members conquer Grand Bara Race

The remains of an animal jawbone lies on the ground as participants of the Grand Bara Race run in the Grand Bara Desert, Djibouti, Jan. 15, 2020.  The unique race, held by the French Forces Djibouti annually, brought together around 1,500 coalition members as well as civilians from the U.S., France, Djibouti, Spain, Italy, and Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor)
The remains of an animal jawbone lies on the ground as participants of the Grand Bara Race run in the Grand Bara Desert, Djibouti, Jan. 15, 2020. The unique race, held by the French Forces Djibouti annually, brought together around 1,500 coalition members as well as civilians from the U.S., France, Djibouti, Spain, Italy, and Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor)
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CJTF-HOA members conquer Grand Bara Race

Around 200 service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier proved their strength by competing in the 2020 Grand Bara Race, January 15th in the Grand Bara Desert, Djibouti.

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