Djibouti, Kentucky National Guard sign historic partnership agreement

From left, Maj. Gen. Zakaria Cheik Ibrahim, Djiboutian Armed Forces chief of defense, National Guard Bureau Joint Chief of Staff Gen. Frank Grass, Maj. Gen. Edward Tonini, Kentucky National Guard adjutant general and U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Thomas Kelly, stand during the American and Djiboutian national anthems during the Kentucky National Guard and the Republic of Djibouti State Partnership Program signing ceremony at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 2, 2015. The SPP provides host countries with a skilled force capable of helping to train and develop the host nation’s defenses and security, disaster response, crisis management, and interagency cooperation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Maysonet)
From left, Maj. Gen. Zakaria Cheik Ibrahim, Djiboutian Armed Forces chief of defense, National Guard Bureau Joint Chief of Staff Gen. Frank Grass, Maj. Gen. Edward Tonini, Kentucky National Guard adjutant general and U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti Thomas Kelly, stand during the American and Djiboutian national anthems during the Kentucky National Guard and the Republic of Djibouti State Partnership Program signing ceremony at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 2, 2015. The SPP provides host countries with a skilled force capable of helping to train and develop the host nation’s defenses and security, disaster response, crisis management, and interagency cooperation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Maysonet)
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