CJTF-HOA Soldiers’ combatives craft warrior ethos of physical, mental strength

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment deployed with the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, watch as instructors display hand-to-hand combat maneuvers while teaching the Basic Combatives Instructor Course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 26 – 30. The approximately 30 Soldiers who participated in the training are augmenting the mission of CJTF-HOA by being prepared to protect U.S. military, diplomatic and civilian personnel, facilities and interests. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment deployed with the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, watch as instructors display hand-to-hand combat maneuvers while teaching the Basic Combatives Instructor Course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 26 – 30. The approximately 30 Soldiers who participated in the training are augmenting the mission of CJTF-HOA by being prepared to protect U.S. military, diplomatic and civilian personnel, facilities and interests. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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