U.S. Army Soldiers from Bravo Company, 1-327 Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's (CJTF-HOA) East African Response Force (EARF), detonate C4 charges with the Crisis Response Force during a demolition range along the southern coast of the Gulf of Tadjoura, Djibouti on June 30, 2017. The purpose of the East African Response Force is to rapidly provide tailorable packages of forces to protect American interests on the continent of Africa should any threats arise. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas

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U.S. Army Soldiers from Bravo Company, 1-327 Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's (CJTF-HOA) East African Response Force (EARF), detonate C4 charges with the Crisis Response Force during a demolition range along the southern coast of the Gulf of Tadjoura, Djibouti on June 30, 2017. The purpose of the East African Response Force is to rapidly provide tailorable packages of forces to protect American interests on the continent of Africa should any threats arise. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas
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U.S. Army Soldiers from Bravo Company, 1-327 Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's (CJTF-HOA) East African Response Force (EARF), detonate C4 charges with the Crisis Response Force during a demolition range along the southern coast of the Gulf of Tadjoura, Djibouti on June 30, 2017. The purpose of the East African Response Force is to rapidly provide tailorable packages of forces to protect American interests on the continent of Africa should any threats arise. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Priest).