409th Air Expeditionary Group civil affairs strengthens partnerships in Niger
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Jackson Weidner, a civil affairs team leader with the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, assigned to the 409th Air Expeditionary Group, discusses ways to achieve sustainable economic growth for the village of Attimick, Niger, with Mano Ihya, the village chief, May 18, 2022. These engagements serve as a tool used by civil affairs to gather information and build rapport within the local community, strengthening a long-standing partnership between the U.S. and the citizens of Niger. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Chloe Ochs)

Photo by: Staff Sgt. Chloe Ochs |  VIRIN: 220518-Z-ZW877-1001.JPG