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U.S. Army Col. Wilson Rutherford, right, U.S. Military Coordination Cell Mogadisu, discusses support requirements for a pending Burundi National Defense Force offensive during a visit to the African Union Mission in Somalia Sector 5 Headquarters located in northern Mogadishu.  AMISOM forces have been instrumental in helping Somali National Security Forces push the Al Qaeda-affiliated terror group, al Shabaab, out of much of southern Somalia including most major towns and cities. (BNDF Courtesy Photo)
U.S. Army Col. Wilson Rutherford, right, U.S. Military Coordination Cell Mogadisu, discusses support requirements for a pending Burundi National Defense Force offensive during a visit to the African Union Mission in Somalia Sector 5 Headquarters located in northern Mogadishu. AMISOM forces have been instrumental in helping Somali National Security Forces push the Al Qaeda-affiliated terror group, al Shabaab, out of much of southern Somalia including most major towns and cities. (BNDF Courtesy Photo)
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