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    Service Members Train on French Swimming Obstacle Course [Image 2 of 12]

    Service Members Train on French Swimming Obstacle Course



    Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Sippel 

    Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti

    DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti (August 17, 2021) U.S. service members assigned to Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier prepare for the swim assessment portion of the French Desert Commando Course at the French Base, Djibouti, Aug. 17, 2021. The French Desert Commando Course is a multi-day course that challenges both U.S. and French service members by challenging participants physically and mentally through land and water obstacles, combat scenarios, and extreme endurance exercises while surviving in austere field conditions. Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ) serves as an expeditionary base for U.S. military forces providing support to ships, aircraft, and personnel that ensure security throughout Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. CLDJ enables maritime and combat operations in the Horn of Africa while fostering positive U.S.-Africa relations. The base is also home to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, which works with partner nations, coalition forces and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacob Sippel)



    Date Taken: 08.17.2021
    Date Posted: 08.18.2021 10:39
    Photo ID: 6787522
    VIRIN: 210817-N-AW702-0002
    Resolution: 3821x2222
    Size: 3.17 MB
    Location: DJIBOUTI CITY, DJ 

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