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U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Dale Greer
U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Dale Greer A GROUP OF 30 U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL, INCLUDING MARINES, AIRMEN AND SOLDIERS from the 101st Airborne Division, board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal, Sunday. More than 70 Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group are part of the Joint Task Force Port Opening Senegal, which is supporting this mission. The service members are bound for Monrovia, Liberia, where U.S. troops will construct medical treatment units and train health care workers as part of Operation United Assistance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-led, whole-of-government effort to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
101st headed to Liberia

By AIR FORCE MAJ.DALE GREER
Joint Task Force Port Opening Senegal
The commander of the 101st Airborne Division and more than 30 of his troops departed from Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal Sunday in route to Liberia, where they will join hundreds of U.S. service members engaged in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.