French, CJTF-HOA Run Each Other into the Dirt

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - During a line-out, members from French Forces Djibouti and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa jump for the ball at a rugby match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti rugby team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen) CJTF-HOA Photo DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - During a line-out, members from French Forces Djibouti and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa jump for the ball at a rugby match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti rugby team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen)
DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman John Caruthers, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, is tackled by members of French Forces Djibouti   during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The CJTF-HOA squad was a combination of U.S. and British service members and was playing in their first-ever match as a team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen) CJTF-HOA Photo DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Air Force Senior Airman John Caruthers, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, is tackled by members of French Forces Djibouti during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The CJTF-HOA squad was a combination of U.S. and British service members and was playing in their first-ever match as a team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen)
DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Navy Commander Damon Fetters, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, cradles the ball as members of French Forces Djibouti  tackle him during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen) CJTF-HOA Photo DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Navy Commander Damon Fetters, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, cradles the ball as members of French Forces Djibouti tackle him during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen)
DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Navy Commander Damon Fetters, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, is intercepted by members of French Forces Djibouti during a  match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The CJTF-HOA team was made up of U.S. and British service members assigned to CJTF-HOA. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen) CJTF-HOA Photo DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Navy Commander Damon Fetters, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, is intercepted by members of French Forces Djibouti during a match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The CJTF-HOA team was made up of U.S. and British service members assigned to CJTF-HOA. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen)
DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12 2012) - U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Donald Dickey, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, pulls the ball out from a scrum between members of the French Forces Djibouti and CJTF-HOA during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. French Forces Djibouti defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen) CJTF-HOA Photo DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12 2012) - U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Donald Dickey, a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, pulls the ball out from a scrum between members of the French Forces Djibouti and CJTF-HOA during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. French Forces Djibouti defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen)
DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Army Corporal Steven Davidson , a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, kicks the ball to the French Forces Djibouti  at a rugby match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen) CJTF-HOA Photo DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - U.S. Army Corporal Steven Davidson , a member of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa rugby team, kicks the ball to the French Forces Djibouti at a rugby match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen)
DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - A player on the French Forces Djibouti rugby team runs down the field as members from the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa chase him during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen) CJTF-HOA Photo DJIBOUTI, Djibouti (Jan. 12, 2012) - A player on the French Forces Djibouti rugby team runs down the field as members from the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa chase him during a friendly match in Djibouti, Djibouti, January 12. The French Forces Djibouti team defeated CJTF-HOA 26-0. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Jonathan Steffen)

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