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Special-Purpose MAGTF Africa 13 prepares BDNF for future engagements

Burundi National Defense Force soldiers patrol on foot after a simulated improvised explosive device stopped their convoy during the final exercise of the 10-week training engagement with Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 13 at Mudubugu, Burundi, Sept. 24, 2013. Special-Purpose MAGTF Africa helps U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa and U.S. Africa Command assist partner nations by conducting security force assistance and military-to-military engagements. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Joyner/Released)



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This work, Special-Purpose MAGTF Africa 13 prepares BDNF for future engagements [Image 19 of 37], by Cpl Ryan Joyner, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.24.2013

Date Posted:10.21.2013 14:41

Photo ID:1037671

VIRIN:130924-M-MA421-918

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:10.93 MB

Location:MUDUBUGU, BI

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