Master at Arms 1st Class Kristina Vargas, the Kennel Master assigned to Camp Lemonnier, and Kenya Defense Force (KDF) Cpl. Robert Magori conduct patrol work and demonstrate different techniques for members of the KDF’s 1st Canine Regiment during a Military Working Dog knowledge exchange, in Nairobi, Kenya, August 7, 2018. The exchange gave a chance for American and Kenyan forces to learn and work with each other to have a better understanding of each other's capabilities.(U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn) CJTF-HOA trades Canine experience, knowledge with Kenya Defense Force Kenyan and American service members teamed up to share the best ways to treat and train Military Working Dogs in the field, at the 1st Canine Regiment headquarters in Nairobi, August 6-10. Read more >
Djiboutian children from Chebelley Village play soccer outside of Chebelley Village, Djibouti, Aug. 3, 2018. The 404th Civil Affairs Battalion organized an outreach event that included 30 service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Sarah Mattison) Friendship, Soccer and Chebelley’s Passion for the Game U.S. Service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, visited Chebelley Village, August 3. Approximately 30 Soldiers and Airmen interacted with local children as part of an outreach event coordinated by the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion. Read more >
Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) patrol game wardens stand in formation for drill and ceremony training during a Counter Illicit Trafficking course, in Ngwala, Tanzania, July 24, 2018. The course provided by U.S. Army Soldiers with the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa is a month-long course to enhance TAWA's anti-poaching capabilities in Tanzania. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn) Civil Affairs Soldiers enhance Tanzanian Counter Illicit Trafficking Operations Studies have been conducted and have included evidence that illegally trafficked goods from Tanzania have been distributed throughout the world to include parts of Asia, South America, and North America. According to a U.S. Department of State Report from May 2017, “illicit trafficking remains the lifeblood of the numerous bad actors and networks, creating vulnerabilities for nations.” Read more >
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sean Ibarguen, commander, 1st Battalion 141st Infantry Regiment, known as “Task Force Alamo,” salutes for the playing of the national anthem, during the transfer of authority ceremony on Camp Lemonnier, July 5, 2018. Task Force Alamo is taking over authority and command from Task Force Bayonet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson) Task Force Alamo arrives in Djibouti The responsibility as the Security Force Battalion for Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa was transferred from one Texas Army National Guard battalion to another at a ceremony on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on July 5, 2018. Read more >
U.S. American and French Armed Forces celebrate and commemorate the 74th anniversary of D-Day in Djibouti, June 6, 2018. Both countries trained together in preparation for the jump, parachuting in remembrance and honor of our nations’ friendship and alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Scott Jackson/Released) U.S. American and French Armed Forces parachute together on D-Day 74th Anniversary U.S. American and French Armed Forces celebrate and commemorate the 74th anniversary of D-Day in Djibouti, June 6, 2018. Both countries trained together in preparation for the jump, parachuting in remembrance and honor of our nations’ friendship and alliance in World War II. Read more >

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