AFRICOM Sgt. Major is welcomed by Natural Fire 10 partner nations – United States Army Africa – 091020A1211N573c

KITGUM, Uganda – Senior enlisted advisors from the United States and five partner nations in Exercise Natural Fire 10 took advantage of the opportunity to sit down and talk with Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Ripka, senior enlisted advisor for U.S. Africa Command, during his visit to Task Force Kitgum.

The representatives from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and the United States, enjoyed the opportunity to sit and talk to each other about their families and careers, continuing the important partnership building that has been going on throughout the exercise.

The group included Warrant Officer Class 2 Angelina Mahawa of Tanzania, Warrant Officer Class 1 Charles Okello and Warrant Officer Class 1 Sam Bakaise of Uganda; Warrant Officer Class 2 David Kalimba of Rwanda; Warrant Officer Class 2 Ibraham Robow of Kenya; Warrant Officer Class 2 Serpe Nijungeko of Burundi; and and Command Sgt. Major Lance Rygmyr of the United States.

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