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AROMA, Uganda - Local residents of Aroma, Uganda sit on a hill watching as a crew of U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion-11, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, work alongside counterpart engineers from the Uganda People's Defense Force on May 5, 2009 during the final construction phase of the Walela bridge. The bridge, funded by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, was constructed by 25 U.S. Navy construction engineers who partnered and worked side-by-side with their counterparts from the Uganda People's Defense force. It will improve the lives of more than 60,000 people from three villages by enhancing their transportation ability, providing them with year-round access to the Lira market, and aiding in the delivery of humanitarian assistance supplies. (Photo by Technical Sergeant Dawn Price, CJTF-HOA)
AROMA, Uganda - Local residents of Aroma, Uganda sit on a hill watching as a crew of U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion-11, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, work alongside counterpart engineers from the Uganda People's Defense Force on May 5, 2009 during the final construction phase of the Walela bridge. The bridge, funded by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, was constructed by 25 U.S. Navy construction engineers who partnered and worked side-by-side with their counterparts from the Uganda People's Defense force. It will improve the lives of more than 60,000 people from three villages by enhancing their transportation ability, providing them with year-round access to the Lira market, and aiding in the delivery of humanitarian assistance supplies. (Photo by Technical Sergeant Dawn Price, CJTF-HOA)
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