BUDUDA DISTRICT, Uganda (Mar. X, 2010) U.S. Service Members deployed from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, joined with the Ugandan Peoples Defense Force, hike three miles in Mount Elgon to the site of the recent mudslide in the Bududa District, Uganda on March 2, 2010. The natural disaster was caused by heavy rainfall and destroyed three villages, killing approximately 400 people. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Peter Neser/Released]
Why U.S. Special Forces Need to Remain Abroad | Gatestone Institute
What skeptics need to understand is that the Green Berets in Africa — as all U.S. troops are doing in other places and other contexts — are performing a crucial service to U.S. interests. They are helping America maintain a small footprint in states at peril of losing the battle against jihad and its totalitarian ideology, or other threats, while often assisting local militaries transform from corrupt, domestic bullies to national protectors of the people.
Source: Why U.S. Special Forces Need to Remain Abroad | Gatestone Institute