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US plays key role in Liberia’s support to Mali

With an Armed Forces of Liberia soldier providing security, U.S. service members supporting Operation ONWARD LIBERTY prepare to load a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft as it arrives at Roberts International Airport, June 22, 2013. The aircraft, and its aircrew, from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., airlifted Armed Forces of Liberia soldiers and their cargo to Bamako, Mali, for peacekeeping operations. The deployment marks the AFL’s first international mission since 1960, and their first deployment as a restructured force. OOL is a U.S. Marine Corps Forces Africa-led operation comprised of joint U.S. service members who mentor and advise the Armed Forces of Liberia in order to develop a national military that is responsible, operationally capable, and respectful of civilian authority and the rule of law. OOL’s goal is to assist the AFL in building a professional and capable military force that can effectively contribute to the overall security environment in Liberia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Brian Bahret)



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This work, US plays key role in Liberia’s support to Mali [Image 9 of 18], by MSgt Brian Bahret, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.22.2013

Date Posted:06.28.2013 02:03

Photo ID:962677

VIRIN:130622-F-UV166-127

Resolution:3192x2028

Size:226.2 KB

Location:MONROVIA, LRGlobe

Hometown:STUTTGART, BW, DE

Hometown:MONROVIA, LR

Hometown:TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, CA, US

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