U.S. Marine Staff Sergeants Todd Brown, left, and Josh Chretiens, right, carry a a cake at the annual United States Independence Day celebration in Kampala, Thursday, July 1, 2010. The celebration falls on July 4, but was brought forward due to the World Cup
matches. U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, Jerry P. Lanier hailed Uganda for its involvement in Somalia for peace to prevail in the region.