Old Guard in Djibouti

Van Der Weide, Nancy
August 2007
Soldiers;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p20
The article focuses on the deployment of the 3rd U.S. Infantry's Company D, 1st Battalion in Djibouti to provide force protection for troops in the region as they conduct civil-affairs missions. Civil-affairs teams from the Army and other services helped to build schools, medical clinics and other facilities for those African nations. Ten Old Guard Soldiers participated in a desert-survival course led by members of the French army and marines.


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