House Foreign Affairs Holds Committee Hearing On Deployment Of U.S. Troops To Central Africa

Evelyn Apoko (C), 22, greets members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, including Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) (2nd R) and Assistant Defense Secretary for International Security Affairs Alexander Vershbow (L) after a hearing about the Obama Administration's decision to send 100 Special Forces soldiers to Africa's Great Lakes Region to advise troops there on the killing or capture of Joseph Kony and other commanders in the Lord's Resistance Army October 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. Apoko was kidnapped from her village near Gulu, Uganda, in 2001 by the LRA and forced into child slavery before she escaped three years later. Her face was mutilated during a battle between the LRA and government forces.
(Oct. 24, 2011 - Source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America)