U.S. Navy Master at Arms 2nd Class Dontay Harris, a military working dog (MWD) handler deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, assists a member of the Kenya Defence Force’s (KDF) 1st Canine Regiment during a bite training demonstration with his MWD Gina. U.S. and Kenyan MWD handlers were able to share insights into their profession during the week-long exchange between the Civil Affairs Battalion’s Functional Specialty Team assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and the Kenya Defence Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirsten Brandes) Kenya Defence Forces, U.S. canine handlers exchange knowledge U.S. Navy Master at Arms 2nd Class Dontay Harris, a military working dog (MWD) handler deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, assists a member of the Kenya Defence Force’s (KDF) 1st Canine Regiment during a bite training demonstration with his MWD Gina. U.S. and Kenyan MWD handlers were able to share insights into their profession during the week-long exchange between the Civil Affairs Battalion’s Functional Specialty Team assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and the Kenya Defence Force. Read more >
Amb. Larry André Jr., right, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti, speaks to an embassy official and U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions 1 and 18, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, during a visit to the construction site of the future Ali Oune, Djibouti, Women’s Medical Clinic, Dec. 3, 2018. Slated for completion by January 2019, the clinic is intended to enhance the Ministry of Health for Djibouti’s ability to provide basic medical, birth and after care to the Ali Oune village and its more than 1,000 residents and rural neighbors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel) U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti visits Ali Oune Medial Clinic site Amb. Larry André Jr., right, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti, speaks to an embassy official and U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions 1 and 18, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, during a visit to the construction site of the future Ali Oune, Djibouti, Women’s Medical Clinic, Dec. 3, 2018. Read more >
Joint forces from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa stand at parade rest during a ceremony honoring the late U.S. President George H.W. Bush at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 5, 2018. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nick Scott/released) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image Joint forces from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa stand at parade rest during a ceremony honoring the late U.S. President George H.W. Bush at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 5, 2018. Read more >
A U.S. Soldier poses for a photo with an officer in the Chinese military after exchanging patches. Nearly 200 members of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa ran alongside 2,500 Djiboutian, Chinese, and coalition service members and civilians during the 15k (9.3 mile) race across a stretch of Djibouti’s Grand Bara Desert, Dec. 13. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Olivia Cobiskey) CJTF-HOA participates in Foreign Legion’s annual Grand Bara 15k race to strengthen partnerships The sonic boom of a pair of French Mirage fighter jets signified the start of the 36th annual Grand Bara Run, where nearly 200 members of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa ran alongside 2,500 Djiboutian, Chinese and coalition service members and civilians during the 15k (9.3 mile) race across a stretch of Djibouti’s Grand Bara Desert, Dec. 13. Read more >
Amb. Donald Yamamoto, U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, addresses U.S. diplomats and joint service personnel at a meeting during the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) East Africa Security Forum (EASF) at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Dec. 13, 2018. The EASF provides opportunities for CJTF-HOA and interagency leaders to assess and align efforts, and develop synchronized courses of action that support common goals. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nick Scott) State, Defense department officials meet, discuss future of East Africa More than 30 U.S. State Department officials, representing 12 East Africa countries, joined military leaders from the Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) for an East Africa Security Forum at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, December 11-13. Read more >

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