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MOGADISHU, Somalia- U.S. Navy Sailors from Task Force Sparta conduct training in how to counter improvised explosive devices for African Union Mission in Somalia troop contributing countries at the Joint Military Training Center, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The AMISOM soldiers learned how to effectively detect and combat IEDs to continue their efforts toward regional security and stability in Somalia.  Task Force Sparta members are a part of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, which works to strengthen Eastern African partners in countering and neutralizing violent extremists in Somalia and the region.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
MOGADISHU, Somalia- U.S. Navy Sailors from Task Force Sparta conduct training in how to counter improvised explosive devices for African Union Mission in Somalia troop contributing countries at the Joint Military Training Center, Aug. 25, 2016, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The AMISOM soldiers learned how to effectively detect and combat IEDs to continue their efforts toward regional security and stability in Somalia. Task Force Sparta members are a part of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, which works to strengthen Eastern African partners in countering and neutralizing violent extremists in Somalia and the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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