2/16th Soldiers board a Zodiac at the 5th French Marines Desert Commando Course

U.S. Soldiers from the 2/16th Infantry Battalion board a zodiac Sept. 25 at the 5th French Marines Desert Commando Course near Arta, Djibouti.

U.S. Soldiers from the 2/16th Infantry Battalion board a zodiac Sept. 25 at the 5th French Marines Desert Commando Course near Arta, Djibouti. The 10-day training strengthened relationships with French teammates and helped to ensure CJTF-HOA members are continually ready to support military operations in East Africa to defeat violent extremist organizations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dillon White)

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