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Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commanding general, speaks with Tom Kelly, U.S. Ambassador for Djibouti, during the Djiboutian Independence Day parade June 27, 2016, at Djibouti.  This year marks the 39th year that Djibouti separated from the French to become its on nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commanding general, speaks with Tom Kelly, U.S. Ambassador for Djibouti, during the Djiboutian Independence Day parade June 27, 2016, at Djibouti. This year marks the 39th year that Djibouti separated from the French to become its on nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
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