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GULF OF TADJOURA, Djibouti (Feb. 12, 2012) - U.S. Navy Lieutenant Scott Pennoyer (left) and U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoff Shepelew, both of 221st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 2, hold the American flag during Sheplew's underwater reenlistment off the coast of  Moucha Island, Djibouti, February 12. Shepelew, a Virginia Beach, Virginia native, chose to reenlist in an unorthodox way while deployed to the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Joseph A. Araiza)
GULF OF TADJOURA, Djibouti (Feb. 12, 2012) - U.S. Navy Lieutenant Scott Pennoyer (left) and U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoff Shepelew, both of 221st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 2, hold the American flag during Sheplew's underwater reenlistment off the coast of Moucha Island, Djibouti, February 12. Shepelew, a Virginia Beach, Virginia native, chose to reenlist in an unorthodox way while deployed to the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Joseph A. Araiza)
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