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U.S. Army Sgt. Gary Mendieta and Pfc. Michael Umanzor, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Quick Reaction Force team members, calibrate radios June 20, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier Djibouti. Umanzor, a native of Lake Worth, Fla., and Mendieta, a native of Boynton Beach, Fla., are a part of the 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment that assumed the QRF mission in May. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
U.S. Army Sgt. Gary Mendieta and Pfc. Michael Umanzor, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Quick Reaction Force team members, calibrate radios June 20, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier Djibouti. Umanzor, a native of Lake Worth, Fla., and Mendieta, a native of Boynton Beach, Fla., are a part of the 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment that assumed the QRF mission in May. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
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U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.

U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.

CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier and tenant units shed blood, sweat and tears during the Joint Warrior Competition here, Sept. 9.

Incoming EARF completes validation, demonstrates crisis response capability

Within hours of being notified, CJTF-HOA’s East Africa Response Force prepared dozens of Soldiers and tons of supplies for takeoff during an emergency response exercise, validating the EARF’s rapid response capabilities.

State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

U.S. Embassy representatives from eight East African nations joined military leaders from U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier Jan. 24, for the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference.