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U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ramon Perales, fifth from left, Kentucky National Guard's 2-138th Forward Support Company instructor assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, provides feedback to La Force Armee de Djibouti (FAD) soldiers after an entry control point (ECP) exercise at FAD Poste de Loyada, near the Somalia border April 11, 2013. Overall, the Soldiers and the FAD spent two weeks sharing best ECP practices to help strengthen Djiboutian border security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Caleb Pierce)
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ramon Perales, fifth from left, Kentucky National Guard's 2-138th Forward Support Company instructor assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, provides feedback to La Force Armee de Djibouti (FAD) soldiers after an entry control point (ECP) exercise at FAD Poste de Loyada, near the Somalia border April 11, 2013. Overall, the Soldiers and the FAD spent two weeks sharing best ECP practices to help strengthen Djiboutian border security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Caleb Pierce)
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