CJTF-HOA members conquer Grand Bara Race

Trophies for winners of the annual Grand Bara Race are displayed before the closing ceremony in the Grand Bara Desert, Jan. 15, 2020. The first place male winner represented the Djiboutian Republican Guard and completed the 15k race in approximately 43 minutes. The first place female winner also represented the Djiboutian Republican Guard and completed the race in approximately 53 minutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor)
Trophies for winners of the annual Grand Bara Race are displayed before the closing ceremony in the Grand Bara Desert, Jan. 15, 2020. The first place male winner represented the Djiboutian Republican Guard and completed the 15k race in approximately 43 minutes. The first place female winner also represented the Djiboutian Republican Guard and completed the race in approximately 53 minutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor)
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