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African Lion 2021 - U.S. Air Force Language Enabled Airmen Program (LEAP)

U.S. Air Force Language Enabled Airmen Program (LEAP) translator supports a joint United States and Moroccan dental clinic in Tafroute, Morocco June 11, 2021 during African Lion 2021. LEAP is a career-spanning program aimed to sustain and improve Airmen's language and cultural capabilities. Managed by the Air Force Culture and Language Center, the program seeks to develop cross-culturally competent leaders who can meet Air Force global mission requirements. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal, 7-18 June. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. AL21 is multi-domain, multi-component, and multinational exercise, which employs a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among participants.

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