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African standby force, U.S. forge new partnership

Delegates from the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) visited Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, recently to learn best practices from directorates within Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and build relationships between the two organizations. The EASF and CJTF-HOA plan to work together to coordinate timely disaster relief, security and peacetime operations.

Djibouti, Kentucky National Guard sign historic partnership agreement for East Africa

For 22 years, the National Guard has partnered with the armed forces of allied countries to build and strengthen military, political, economic and societal relationships. In a historic first for East Africa, Representatives from the Kentucky National Guard (KNG) and the Djiboutian Armed Forces (FAD) ratified a state partnership agreement in a signing ceremony held at the Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti City, June 2, 2015.

Building friendships one soccer game at a time

Personnel from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa joined with Chebelley Village residents to battle it out on the soccer field at Chebelley, Djibouti, April 29, 2015.

African Partnership Flight builds Relations Interoperability

Closing ceremonies commenced African Partnership Flight–Djibouti for more than 80 Airmen from six nations at Djibouti Air Base, Feb.11, 2015

Cutlass Express ’15: US, Djibouti building Partnerships

Piracy, illegal fishing, and other maritime threats are rising around the world, presenting even more of a need for properly trained forces in Visit, Board, Search and Seizure procedures (VBSS) in the East African Nations.