Caritas kids boogie, bond with AFCENT Band during Djibouti tour

Tech. Sgt. Ryan Janus of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Band, Starlifter, shows his accordion to the children at Caritas Djibouti, Djibouti City, June 6, 2017. Starlifter, based in Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and comprised of deployed Airmen from active duty, Reserve and Air National Guard bands, played a weeklong tour through areas of Djibouti to foster regional partnerships. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Tech. Sgt. Ryan Janus of the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Band, Starlifter, shows his accordion to the children at Caritas Djibouti, Djibouti City, June 6, 2017. Starlifter, based in Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and comprised of deployed Airmen from active duty, Reserve and Air National Guard bands, played a weeklong tour through areas of Djibouti to foster regional partnerships. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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