Regional Senior Mission Leaders Course in Kenya concludes 13th iteration

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Trey Wheeler, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa deputy commander, meets with leaders from French, British and Kenyan forces during the Regional Senior Mission Leaders Course at the International Peace Support Training Centre in Karen, Kenya, Feb. 17, 2016. Military, civil and police forces from 13 countries gathered to hear different perspectives from leaders who manage and conduct peace support operations in Eastern Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed)
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Trey Wheeler, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa deputy commander, meets with leaders from French, British and Kenyan forces during the Regional Senior Mission Leaders Course at the International Peace Support Training Centre in Karen, Kenya, Feb. 17, 2016. Military, civil and police forces from 13 countries gathered to hear different perspectives from leaders who manage and conduct peace support operations in Eastern Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed)
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