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Next rotation of Special-Purpose MAGTF Africa 13 arrives in Italy

Hospital Corpsman Third Class Eric Ndibang Tah, left, and Hospital Corpsman Third Class Eric Vanette, right, unload medical supplies for Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 13 upon their final arrival to Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, for their pre-planned six-month rotation in support of Marine Corps Forces Africa and U.S. Africa Command. They have completed a four-month pre-deployment package and are equipped to conduct theater security cooperation with partner nations throughout Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 2ndLt Tatiana L. Zappardino/Released)



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This work, Next rotation of Special-Purpose MAGTF Africa 13 arrives in Italy [Image 1 of 2], by 1LT Tatiana Zappardino, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.08.2013

Date Posted:07.12.2013 07:53

Photo ID:970483

VIRIN:130708-M-PA731-003

Resolution:2336x3504

Size:2.4 MB

Location:SIGONELLA, ITGlobe

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