U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Marine MASTER SGT. Todd Tekesky (foreground) and U.S. Air Force 1ST LT. Chris Mercer, both members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), J-4 Contracting Office, discuss renovation contracts for latrine and building structures with locals at Charles Facoud Middle School, Djubouti, on Nov. 8, 2004. CJTF-HOA is a progressive regional partnership of nations founded on a mutual desire for cooperative security and stability that overcomes and deters the threat of extremists who use terrorism to disrupt our way of live. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Shannon N. Kluge) (Released)