Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kathleen McDowell
U.S. Army Gen. William "Kip" Ward, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) commander (left), passes a candy cane to Sgt. Robert Clay, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard, during a holiday visit Dec. 25 to troops stationed in the Horn of Africa.
Ward and Sgt. Maj. Mark Ripka, AFRICOM senior enlisted leader, visit troops stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, for the holidays. They met with troops, participated in a promotion ceremony and served dinner to soldiers, sailors and airmen serving in the Horn of Africa.