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Communications training, radio upgrades enhance AFL’s operational capability

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Crouch, Operation Onward Liberty radio noncommissioned officer, and Jon O’Keeffe, CODAN sales engineer, instruct Armed Forces of Liberia soldier as they program frequencies into a CODAN 2110 Manpack Transceiver during a radio familiarization class at Camp Ware, Liberia, Sept. 11, 2013. With the help of the U.S. Embassy Office of Security Cooperation, OOL mentors delivered a package of CODAN radios and provided training to AFL communications soldiers. OOL provides mentorship to the AFL to produce a capable, respected force able to protect Liberian interests in the West African region. In addition, OOL is developing the leadership capabilities of the officers and noncommissioned officers to maintain a professional and credible military force with a reputation as a “force for good” among the Liberian people. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Brian Bahret)



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This work, Communications training, radio upgrades enhance AFL’s operational capability [Image 8 of 10], by MSgt Brian Bahret, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.11.2013

Date Posted:10.07.2013 18:22

Photo ID:1031949

VIRIN:130911-F-UV166-054

Resolution:2826x1905

Size:2.41 MB

Location:MONROVIA, LRGlobe

Hometown:RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, DE

Hometown:MONROVIA, LR

Hometown:MEDINA, OH, US

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