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DJIBOUTI - Petty Officer 2nd Class James Porter demonstrates donning a gas mask for Djiboutian sailors during damage control familiarization in the mess deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) on June 11, 2009. Arleigh Burke is deployed as part of Africa Partnership Station, an international initiative developed by U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Naval Forces Africa, which aims to work cooperatively with U.S. and international partners to improve maritime safety and security on the African continent. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Dustin Q. Diaz)
DJIBOUTI - Petty Officer 2nd Class James Porter demonstrates donning a gas mask for Djiboutian sailors during damage control familiarization in the mess deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) on June 11, 2009. Arleigh Burke is deployed as part of Africa Partnership Station, an international initiative developed by U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Naval Forces Africa, which aims to work cooperatively with U.S. and international partners to improve maritime safety and security on the African continent. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Dustin Q. Diaz)
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