Army Reserve part of humanitarian aid distribution in Mozambique
U.S. Army Maj. Erik Buendia, commander of the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), uses his Portuguese language skills to connect with children in the town of Bebedo, Mozambique, April 8, 2019. CJTF-HOA is leading U.S. Department of Defense Cyclone Idai relief efforts in support of U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Disaster Assistance Response Team. The task force is helping meet requirements identified by USAID assessment teams and humanitarian organizations working in the region by providing logistics support and manpower to USAID at the request of the Government of the Republic of Mozambique. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Thomas Grimes)