U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Charles Chiarotti (left), Marine Forces Europe and Africa deputy commanding general, visits with U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Rozema, company infantry adviser to the Armed Forces of Liberia, during a visit to Operation Onward Liberty in Monrovia, Liberia, Feb. 12. Operation Onward Liberty is a group of approximately 50 U.S. military personnel who mentor and advise the AFL in order to develop a national military that is responsible, operationally capable, respectful of civilian authority and the rule of law, and is a force for good among the Liberian people. In addition to meeting with Marines, soldiers and airmen, Chiarotti also participated in events surrounding the 55th annual Liberian Armed Forces Day, including a military parade and ball. Rozema is deployed from the Michigan Army National Guard.
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