Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kathleen McDowell
U.S. Army Gen. William "Kip" Ward, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) commander (left), promotes 1st Lt. Jason Dickey, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard, to the rank of captain Dec. 25.
Ward and Sgt. Maj. Mark Ripka, AFRICOM senior enlisted leader, visit troops stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, for the holidays.
Ward and Ripka met with troops, participated in a promotion ceremony and served dinner to soldiers, sailors and airmen serving in the Horn of Africa.