Task Force Red Dragon Unit Ministry Team

Virginia Army National Guard Chaplain, Capt. David Porter, assigned to Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) discusses the Unit Ministry Team's role during their deployment to the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Jeff Clements)



By Staff Sgt. Jeff Clements Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Djibouti May 27, 2022
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