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150823-N-DJ346-019 CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (August 23, 2015) SSgt. Eric Hachey, an 816 Expeditionary Airlift Squadron Loadmaster, secures final cargo before flight. French and U.S. service members prepare to transport two French Puma Helicopters and associated Passengers & Cargo to N'Djamena aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster. The helicopters support French operations at the intersecting borders of Libya, Chad and Niger deterring weapons and drug smuggling, and jihadist regularly crossing between nations. This is the first time France has received support from U.S. Forces in Djibouti for any mission outside of East Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Donald W. Randall/Released)
150823-N-DJ346-019 CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (August 23, 2015) SSgt. Eric Hachey, an 816 Expeditionary Airlift Squadron Loadmaster, secures final cargo before flight. French and U.S. service members prepare to transport two French Puma Helicopters and associated Passengers & Cargo to N'Djamena aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster. The helicopters support French operations at the intersecting borders of Libya, Chad and Niger deterring weapons and drug smuggling, and jihadist regularly crossing between nations. This is the first time France has received support from U.S. Forces in Djibouti for any mission outside of East Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Donald W. Randall/Released)
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