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

A Soldier of the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment deployed with the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, practices combatives maneuvers during the Basic Combatives Instructor Course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 26 – 30. The 40-hour course teaches participants to train fellow Soldiers, and could be useful in assisting the instruction of partner nation defense forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
A Soldier of the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment deployed with the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, practices combatives maneuvers during the Basic Combatives Instructor Course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 26 – 30. The 40-hour course teaches participants to train fellow Soldiers, and could be useful in assisting the instruction of partner nation defense forces. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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