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KENYA- Kenya Defense Forces Warrant Officer Athumani, squadron sergeant major, prepares a blasting cap during non-electric demolition training taught by U.S. Navy Sailors from Task Force Sparta during Deliberate Kindle 2016, Sept. 19, at a training center in Kenya. Deliberate Kindle 2016 is taught by U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians and a dive independent duty corpsman assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa.  It is a four-week Humanitarian Mine Action course designed to provide training in countering improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance, medical, and train-the-trainer skills to approximately 53 KDF soldiers in preparation for future deployments with the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
KENYA- Kenya Defense Forces Warrant Officer Athumani, squadron sergeant major, prepares a blasting cap during non-electric demolition training taught by U.S. Navy Sailors from Task Force Sparta during Deliberate Kindle 2016, Sept. 19, at a training center in Kenya. Deliberate Kindle 2016 is taught by U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians and a dive independent duty corpsman assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. It is a four-week Humanitarian Mine Action course designed to provide training in countering improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance, medical, and train-the-trainer skills to approximately 53 KDF soldiers in preparation for future deployments with the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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