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U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians conduct a routine anti-terrorism force protection dive off the coast of Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 22, 2015. Assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, EOD technicians are trained to disarm explosive devices and clear underwater obstructions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)
U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians conduct a routine anti-terrorism force protection dive off the coast of Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 22, 2015. Assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, EOD technicians are trained to disarm explosive devices and clear underwater obstructions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)
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Incoming EARF completes validation, demonstrates crisis response capability

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