2009 Photo Contest, Nature, 2nd prize

Jeremy Lock

U.S. Air Force

08 May, 2008

French soldiers chase after papers scattered by a dust whirlwind that passed through their camp in Djibouti, a country strategically located at the entrance to the Red Sea. French Marines were giving a survival training course to members of the US military in the desert outside the capital city. The US maintains its only African military base in Djibouti, as part of an effort to counter terrorism in the region.

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Jeremy Lock

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