Djibouti, Kentucky National Guard sign historic partnership agreement

Maj. Gen. Zakaria Cheik Ibrahim, Djiboutian Armed Forces (FAD) chief of defense, speaks at the Kentucky National Guard and FAD State Partnership Program agreement signing ceremony at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 2, 2015. Zakaria spoke about the strong partnership between the U.S. and Djibouti that began with both countries’ commitment to fight terrorism after 9/11, which led to the American presence at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Maysonet)
Maj. Gen. Zakaria Cheik Ibrahim, Djiboutian Armed Forces (FAD) chief of defense, speaks at the Kentucky National Guard and FAD State Partnership Program agreement signing ceremony at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 2, 2015. Zakaria spoke about the strong partnership between the U.S. and Djibouti that began with both countries’ commitment to fight terrorism after 9/11, which led to the American presence at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Maysonet)
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