Photo Credit: by Staff Sgt. Amy Wieser Willson, North Dakota Army National Guard
Sgt. Michael Bauder, equipment movement and control noncommissioned officer for Task Force Central, checks recently arrived storage containers with his paperwork at the Cameroon Air Force Base, Feb. 16, 2013, in Douala, Cameroon, Africa. Bauder, who serves with the North Dakota Army National Guard's 231st Brigade Support Battalion, is among the U.S. service members in Task Force Central preparing for the start of Central Accord 13, a combined-joint aerial resupply exercise and medical resupply and evacuation exercise. About 750 Cameroonian and American forces, along with observers from neighboring African countries, will take part in the exercise, which officially begins with an opening ceremony, Feb. 20.