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U.S., European and East African nations team up for a joint maritime activity known as Exercise Cutlass Express.
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Photo: A U.S. Airman assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron jumps from a French SA-330 Puma helicopter into the Gulf of Tadjoura near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, during air-to-water qualification training Oct. 17, 2013. The U.S. and French service members conducted the operation to enhance communication and build a stronger relationship to ensure Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa members were ready to support military operations in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson /Released)

A U.S. airman jumps from a French SA-330 Puma helicopter into the Gulf of Tadjoura near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, during air-to-water qualification training, Oct. 17, 2013.
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Photo: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Hoffman, 448th Civil Affairs Battalion non-commissioned officer in charge of operations, performs a blood pressure check on a patient during a medical civic action program clinic in Chebelley, Djibouti, Oct. 6, 2012. The Joint Civil Affairs Teams and 448th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team worked alongside Djibouti Ministry of Health personnel to provide medical and dental care and share best practices during the event. Hoffman is deployed from Fort Lewis, Wash., and is originally from Beaver Dam, Wis.

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Hoffman performs a blood pressure check on a patient during a medical civic action program clinic in Chebelley, Djibouti.
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Photo: U.S. Navy Lt. Erin Millea, Camp Lemonnier Expeditionary Medical Facility dentist, greets a young patient during a Medical Civic Action Program clinic in Chebelley, Djibouti, Oct. 6, 2012. The Joint Civil Affairs Teams and 448th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team worked alongside Djibouti Ministry of Health personnel to provide medical and dental care and to share best practices during the event. Millea is deployed from the U.S. Naval Academy and is originally from Omaha, Neb.

More than 300 Djiboutians received health care from U.S. and Djiboutian medical personnel who partnered during a medical civic action program clinic
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