Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image

KENYA- U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Nick Mettler, assigned to Task Force Sparta and currently deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, races Kenyan Defense Force combat engineers during a buddy carry lesson for the tactical combat medical training portion of Deliberate Kindle 2016, Sept. 14, at a Kenyan training facility. The medical training was just one portion of the four-week course designed to give Humanitarian Mine Action training to course attendees to prepare them for future deployments with the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
KENYA- U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Nick Mettler, assigned to Task Force Sparta and currently deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, races Kenyan Defense Force combat engineers during a buddy carry lesson for the tactical combat medical training portion of Deliberate Kindle 2016, Sept. 14, at a Kenyan training facility. The medical training was just one portion of the four-week course designed to give Humanitarian Mine Action training to course attendees to prepare them for future deployments with the African Union Mission in Somalia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
Download full-resolution

Tags

AFRICOM Africa Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa AMISOM Horn of Africa KDF Task Force Sparta Kenyan Defense Force

We suggest

AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

The African Union Mission in Somalia’s capabilities to provide security in Somalia were recently strengthened when U.S. military members of U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa delivered nearly 20 vehicles and two storage containers to the Uganda People’s Defence Force here, Sept. 25.

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.

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.

Task Force Sparta holds medical training with Kenyan Defense Forces

This was one scenario used by U.S Navy Sailors from Task Force Sparta, currently assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, as they taught tactical combat medical training to approximately 53 Kenyan Defense Force (KDF) soldiers and officers, Sept. 13-15, at a Kenyan training center.

Task Force Sparta teaches Humanitarian Mine Action training to AMISOM Troop Contributing Country

A team from Task Force Sparta, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, is teaching lifesaving skills to Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) combat engineer soldiers and officers during Deliberate Kindle 2016, Sept. 5-30, at a training center in Kenya.