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KILILIFI DISTRICT, Kenya (June 7, 2012) - A Kenyan Basic Sea Survival instructor candidate demonstrates mirror signaling to other candidates during BSS training June 7. The BSS Train-the-Trainer Course is a program facilitated by U.S. Navy Maritime Civil Affairs Team 112, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, to help people better prepare themselves for survival at sea. Part of CJTF-HOA's mission is to enhance partner nation capacity and contribute to security and stability in East Africa.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Caya)
KILILIFI DISTRICT, Kenya (June 7, 2012) - A Kenyan Basic Sea Survival instructor candidate demonstrates mirror signaling to other candidates during BSS training June 7. The BSS Train-the-Trainer Course is a program facilitated by U.S. Navy Maritime Civil Affairs Team 112, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, to help people better prepare themselves for survival at sea. Part of CJTF-HOA's mission is to enhance partner nation capacity and contribute to security and stability in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Caya)
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