Combat Patch Ceremony

U.S. Army Capt. John Healy, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) operations officer, presents Sgt. Alexander Smith, CJTF-HOA operations noncomissioned officer with the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) combat patch during a ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 25, 2017. Soldiers currently deploying to Camp Lemonnier are authorized to wear the USAFRICOM shoulder sleeve insignia upon returning home to symbolize former wartime service. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
U.S. Army Capt. John Healy, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) operations officer, presents Sgt. Alexander Smith, CJTF-HOA operations noncomissioned officer with the U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) combat patch during a ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 25, 2017. Soldiers currently deploying to Camp Lemonnier are authorized to wear the USAFRICOM shoulder sleeve insignia upon returning home to symbolize former wartime service. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
Download full-resolution

Tags

Djibouti Camp Lemonnier AFRICOM Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Soldiers Commbat Patch

We suggest

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.

Security conference aligns military, political priorities for East Africa

U.S. military and Department of State representatives assembled at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, for the annual East Africa Security Synchronization Conference to synchronize and prioritize activities in East Africa.

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.

Combat Patch Ceremony

U.S. Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's operations directorate are presented with the U.S. Africa Command combat patch during a ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.