Task Force Red Dragon Soldiers join French-led Exercise WAKRI 22
220315-F-NS874-1058.JPG Photo By: Senior Airman Blake Wiles

Grand Bara, Djibouti - U.S. Army Spc. Morgan Mawyer, a sniper with the East Africa Response Force (EARF), Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, surveys the area of operations during Exercise WAKRI 22 at Grand Bara, Djibouti, March 15, 2022. Exercise WAKRI 22, the largest annual French-led exercise on the African continent, was spread out across Djibouti and provided realistic training for French Armed Forces air, ground and sea components alongside their U.S. Allies. The three-day exercise demonstrated how the U.S. and France train together to defend against threats, strengthening their collective security forces and promoting regional security, stability, and prosperity.


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