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AB201 civil engineers build classrooms for Agadez villages

Nigeriens pose for a photo in front of a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigeriens pose for a photo in front of a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigerien employees from a local hardware store carry a sheet of tin roofing to a truck in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight installed the roofing on two classrooms in local villages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigerien employees from a local hardware store carry a sheet of tin roofing to a truck in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight installed the roofing on two classrooms in local villages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigerien employees from a local hardware store carry a sheet of tin roofing to a truck in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight installed the roofing on two classrooms in local villages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigerien employees from a local hardware store carry a sheet of tin roofing to a truck in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight installed the roofing on two classrooms in local villages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Cana Garrison, Civil Affairs Team 204, takes a selfie with Nigerien children at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil affairs team reaches out to the local community on a weekly basis to strengthen the relationship between the Nigeriens and the U.S. military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Cana Garrison, Civil Affairs Team 204, takes a selfie with Nigerien children at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil affairs team reaches out to the local community on a weekly basis to strengthen the relationship between the Nigeriens and the U.S. military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A Nigerien boy observes the recent construction on a classroom built by 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight Airmen at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The village’s previous classrooms were made of wooden sticks with a thatched roof. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A Nigerien boy observes the recent construction on a classroom built by 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight Airmen at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The village’s previous classrooms were made of wooden sticks with a thatched roof. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob Johnson, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain assistant, takes a selfie with Nigerien children at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Johnson assisted the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight with constructing a classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob Johnson, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain assistant, takes a selfie with Nigerien children at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Johnson assisted the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight with constructing a classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Airmen and Soldiers from Air Base 201 pose for a photo in front of a classroom with Nigeriens at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Airmen and Soldiers from Air Base 201 pose for a photo in front of a classroom with Nigeriens at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Hoang Nguyen, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Cana Garrison, Civil Affairs Team 204, interact with Nigerien children at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil affairs team helps connect the local community with the military community, which strengthens their partnership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Hoang Nguyen, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain, and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Cana Garrison, Civil Affairs Team 204, interact with Nigerien children at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil affairs team helps connect the local community with the military community, which strengthens their partnership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Two Nigerien girls sit on a pile of mudbrick at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Most structures in Agadez are made from mudbrick which can be created by mixing mud, sand, and water with a binding material such as rice husks or straw. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Two Nigerien girls sit on a pile of mudbrick at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Most structures in Agadez are made from mudbrick which can be created by mixing mud, sand, and water with a binding material such as rice husks or straw. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelly Warren, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight structural craftsman, cuts a sheet of tin roofing at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil engineer Airmen installed the tin roof on a classroom they built for the local Nigeriens. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelly Warren, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight structural craftsman, cuts a sheet of tin roofing at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil engineer Airmen installed the tin roof on a classroom they built for the local Nigeriens. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Dirt covers the face and arms of a Nigerien boy at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The children of Agadez are often found playing in the desert around the villages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Dirt covers the face and arms of a Nigerien boy at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The children of Agadez are often found playing in the desert around the villages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Mohammed Rhoua, Salkad School Parents Association president, smiles for a photo in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Salkad is a village near Nigerien Air Base 201. Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built a new classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Mohammed Rhoua, Salkad School Parents Association president, smiles for a photo in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Salkad is a village near Nigerien Air Base 201. Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built a new classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Mohammed Rhoua, Salkad School Parents Association president, interacts with people in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Salkad is a village near Nigerien Air Base 201. Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built a new classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Mohammed Rhoua, Salkad School Parents Association president, interacts with people in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Salkad is a village near Nigerien Air Base 201. Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built a new classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigeriens, and Nigerien Air Base 201 personnel pose for a photo at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The women’s association from the base donated sewing supplies to the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Nigeriens, and Nigerien Air Base 201 personnel pose for a photo at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The women’s association from the base donated sewing supplies to the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigerien women accept a donation of sewing supplies from Nigerien Air Base 201’s Women’s Association in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Donations like these help build strong relationships between the base and the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Nigerien women accept a donation of sewing supplies from Nigerien Air Base 201’s Women’s Association in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Donations like these help build strong relationships between the base and the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigerien women accept a donation of sewing supplies from Nigerien Air Base 201’s Women’s Association in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The village uses the sewing equipment to make a variety of products they sell, so they can provide for their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Nigerien women accept a donation of sewing supplies from Nigerien Air Base 201’s Women’s Association in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The village uses the sewing equipment to make a variety of products they sell, so they can provide for their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigeriens watch as Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight install tin roofing to a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The Airmen from the civil engineer flight built the classroom and an additional one in another village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Nigeriens watch as Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight install tin roofing to a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The Airmen from the civil engineer flight built the classroom and an additional one in another village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelly Warren, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight structural craftsman, paints a bull head on the roof of a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil engineers built the classroom from scratch and the bull is a symbol of the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force, or Prime BEEF. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelly Warren, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight structural craftsman, paints a bull head on the roof of a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil engineers built the classroom from scratch and the bull is a symbol of the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force, or Prime BEEF. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A Nigerien boy rides a donkey sidesaddle pulling straw through Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Tourism was once prevalent in Agadez before the Tuareg rebellions of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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A Nigerien boy rides a donkey sidesaddle pulling straw through Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Tourism was once prevalent in Agadez before the Tuareg rebellions of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Wooden sticks and thatched roofing make up a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the locals a new classroom made from stronger material and a tin roof to withstand the harsh conditions in Agadez. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Wooden sticks and thatched roofing make up a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the locals a new classroom made from stronger material and a tin roof to withstand the harsh conditions in Agadez. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight install tin roofing on a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The Airmen built the entire classroom using leftover wood from Air Base 201 and topped it off with locally purchased tin for the roof. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Airmen assigned to the 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight install tin roofing on a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The Airmen built the entire classroom using leftover wood from Air Base 201 and topped it off with locally purchased tin for the roof. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

Nigerien children gather around for a photo at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built a new classroom for the village so they can learn in a more stable structure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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Nigerien children gather around for a photo at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built a new classroom for the village so they can learn in a more stable structure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelly Warren, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight structural craftsman; Staff Sgt. Jacob Johnson, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain assistant; and Senior Master Sgt. Adam Liby, 724th EABS CEF superintendent, place a sheet of tin roofing on the ground at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil engineer Airmen installed the roofing on a classroom they built for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kelly Warren, 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight structural craftsman; Staff Sgt. Jacob Johnson, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing chaplain assistant; and Senior Master Sgt. Adam Liby, 724th EABS CEF superintendent, place a sheet of tin roofing on the ground at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The civil engineer Airmen installed the roofing on a classroom they built for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A Nigerien sits by a fuel stand in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Nigeriens use recycled juice containers and liquor bottles to sell fuel. The fuel stands can be spotted around the city by their wooden structure surrounded by metal wire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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A Nigerien sits by a fuel stand in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. Nigeriens use recycled juice containers and liquor bottles to sell fuel. The fuel stands can be spotted around the city by their wooden structure surrounded by metal wire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

AGADEZ, Niger -- Nigeriens pose for a photo in front of a classroom at a village in Agadez, Niger, June 27, 2019. The 724th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron civil engineer flight built the classroom for the village. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)