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AROMO, Uganda - Uganda People's Defence Force Staff Sergeant Alex Agudio, along with Seabees from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, currently deployed to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, begin constructing the foundation for a bridge in Aromo, Uganda, October 10, 2009. The bridge, scheduled to be completed in January 2010, will benefit local residents by improving their transportation ability. (Photo by Staff Sergeant Ronald Lafosse, CJTF-HOA)
AROMO, Uganda - Uganda People's Defence Force Staff Sergeant Alex Agudio, along with Seabees from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, currently deployed to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, begin constructing the foundation for a bridge in Aromo, Uganda, October 10, 2009. The bridge, scheduled to be completed in January 2010, will benefit local residents by improving their transportation ability. (Photo by Staff Sergeant Ronald Lafosse, CJTF-HOA)
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