Four Mine-Resistant Ambushed Protective Vehicles wait to be turned over to Uganda and Burundi

Four Mine-Resistant Ambushed Protective Vehicles that are part of the 20 vehicles that will be donated to Troop Contributing Countries Uganda and Burundi, wait to be turned over at the end of the month, Jan 13, 2014. (U.S. Army Courtesy Photo)
Four Mine-Resistant Ambushed Protective Vehicles that are part of the 20 vehicles that will be donated to Troop Contributing Countries Uganda and Burundi, wait to be turned over at the end of the month, Jan 13, 2014. (U.S. Army Courtesy Photo)
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