Coastal Riverine Squadron 8 shipmate camaraderie best weapon in deterrence

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Alexander Weigel, engineer under instruction, Coastal Riverine Squadron 8 (CRS 8), Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, mans a security post on a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while en route to provide armed security escort in the Gulf of Tadjourah, Dec. 7, 2018. Each RHIB team in CRS 8 is made of up a diverse group of U.S. Navy Reserve Sailors with different skills and backgrounds, which aids in protecting U.S. and partner interests in the East Africa combined joint operations area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Alexander Weigel, engineer under instruction, Coastal Riverine Squadron 8 (CRS 8), Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, mans a security post on a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while en route to provide armed security escort in the Gulf of Tadjourah, Dec. 7, 2018. Each RHIB team in CRS 8 is made of up a diverse group of U.S. Navy Reserve Sailors with different skills and backgrounds, which aids in protecting U.S. and partner interests in the East Africa combined joint operations area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
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