CJTF-HOA Reinforces Commitment to Djibouti’s Rapid Intervention Battalion

U.S. Army Spc. Travis Flynn, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, celebrates with members of the Djiboutian Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) following a celebration for new RIB graduates at a training site outside Djibouti City, June 28, 2018. The RIB is a U.S. Army trained unit that was formed to respond to crises and promote regional security and stability in East Africa. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn)
U.S. Army Spc. Travis Flynn, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, celebrates with members of the Djiboutian Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) following a celebration for new RIB graduates at a training site outside Djibouti City, June 28, 2018. The RIB is a U.S. Army trained unit that was formed to respond to crises and promote regional security and stability in East Africa. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn)
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