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A U.S. Air Force C-130J Hercules rests on the airfield in preparation for cargo and passengers to be transported during an East African Response Force validation exercise May 27, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.  The Hercules and its crewmembers are deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
A U.S. Air Force C-130J Hercules rests on the airfield in preparation for cargo and passengers to be transported during an East African Response Force validation exercise May 27, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The Hercules and its crewmembers are deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
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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.

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.

CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) Functional Specialty Group (FXSP) veterinarians spayed, dewormed and immunized the cats of Caritas Djibouti here, Aug 30.