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Video: Spotlight East Africa - Memorial Day Edition

Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cody Boyd and Tech. Sgt. Jon LaDue


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In this edition of Spotlight East Africa, service members celebrate Memorial Day, Marines help their Ugandan counterparts prepare for a deployment to Somalia and the U.S. is expanding the capability of the Djiboutian Navy. Plus, photos from a joint physical training session, thoughts on Memorial Day and we remember CJTF-HOA members who have made the ultimate sacrifice. TSgt Jon LaDue and PO2 Cody Boyd report. Also available in high definition.


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This work, Spotlight East Africa - Memorial Day Edition, by PO2 Cody Boyd and TSgt Jon LaDue, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.27.2013

Date Posted:05.28.2013 4:47AM

Category:Newscasts

Video ID:291765

VIRIN:130527-N-HU253-449

Filename:DOD_100824528

Length:00:07:49

Location:DJ

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