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A Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF) logistics soldier at Singo Peace Support Training Center, north of Kampala, Uganda, practices how to respond to the discovery of an improvised explosive device during a simulated urban patrol March 7, 2013. The soldier's training will familiarize him with the type of threats he would face if deployed to Somalia where other UPDF soldiers currently fight terrorist groups seeking to gain strategic ground in the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sergeant Kelly White)
A Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF) logistics soldier at Singo Peace Support Training Center, north of Kampala, Uganda, practices how to respond to the discovery of an improvised explosive device during a simulated urban patrol March 7, 2013. The soldier's training will familiarize him with the type of threats he would face if deployed to Somalia where other UPDF soldiers currently fight terrorist groups seeking to gain strategic ground in the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sergeant Kelly White)
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