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Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller watches an aircraft recovery while speaking with U.S. Air Force Maj. Shane Molosky, 33rd Expeditionary Special Operations Squadron commander, at Chebelley Airfield, Nov. 14, 2015. Gottemoeller visited Chebelley and Camp Lemonnier to understand the many types of operations the United States supports in Djibouti and throughout East Africa.
Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller watches an aircraft recovery while speaking with U.S. Air Force Maj. Shane Molosky, 33rd Expeditionary Special Operations Squadron commander, at Chebelley Airfield, Nov. 14, 2015. Gottemoeller visited Chebelley and Camp Lemonnier to understand the many types of operations the United States supports in Djibouti and throughout East Africa.
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