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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chad Warren (left center), a photojournalist with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa public affairs, starts a fitness test for a French desert commando course on a French base near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 3, 2013. Of the 143 who graduated, Warren was one of seven U.S. members who earned their French desert commando badges during the grueling 11-day course. Warren is deployed from the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson)
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chad Warren (left center), a photojournalist with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa public affairs, starts a fitness test for a French desert commando course on a French base near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 3, 2013. Of the 143 who graduated, Warren was one of seven U.S. members who earned their French desert commando badges during the grueling 11-day course. Warren is deployed from the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson)
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