A #USArmy Soldier from the 101st Airborne Division fires a M249 light machine gun during a crew-served weapons range at Djibouti, Africa, Aug. 17, 2017.
The purpose of the East Africa Response Force is to rapidly provide tailorable packages of forces to protect American interests on the continent of Africa should any threats arise.
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Priest