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Photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan CraneAirmen from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, 62nd Airlift Wing and 571st Contingency Response Group load vehicles, equipment and Rwandan soldiers onto a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 19 in Rwanda, Africa. U.S. forces will transport a total of 850 Rwandan soldiers and more than 1,000 tons of equipment into the Central African Republic to aid French and African Union operations against militants during this three-week operation.

435th AGOW Airmen lead Rwandan port operations

by Capt. Justin Rex
Contingency Response Element commander

In an effort to confront destabilizing forces and violence within the Central African Republic, France and the African Union requested U.S. support to move Rwandan forces into the region.

February 6, 2014 ×