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TANGA, Tanzania - Children look on during the Mafurko Clinic Renovation Dedication Ceremony June 11, 2009 in Tanga, Tanzania. The project, funded by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, included the rehabilitation of seven existing rooms in the clinic, and construction of a two-room addition. The remolded and enlarged clinic will improve health care to more than 11,000 citizens and help promote regional stability within Tanzania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Joseph L. Swafford Jr.)
TANGA, Tanzania - Children look on during the Mafurko Clinic Renovation Dedication Ceremony June 11, 2009 in Tanga, Tanzania. The project, funded by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, included the rehabilitation of seven existing rooms in the clinic, and construction of a two-room addition. The remolded and enlarged clinic will improve health care to more than 11,000 citizens and help promote regional stability within Tanzania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Joseph L. Swafford Jr.)
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