CJTF-HOA succeeds in proof-of-concept mission for more efficient airlift with European partners

Two members of the Italian military retrieve a pallet of supplies from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) destined for Somalia via the Air Transportation and Refueling Exchange of Service (ATARES), at the Djibouti International Airport, Djibouti, June 6, 2017. The pallet was part of a proof-of-concept mission to see if CJTF-HOA would begin to implement the ATARES program. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
Two members of the Italian military retrieve a pallet of supplies from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) destined for Somalia via the Air Transportation and Refueling Exchange of Service (ATARES), at the Djibouti International Airport, Djibouti, June 6, 2017. The pallet was part of a proof-of-concept mission to see if CJTF-HOA would begin to implement the ATARES program. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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CJTF-HOA succeeds in proof-of-concept mission for more efficient airlift with European partners

Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Joint Logistics Operations Center achieved its initial Air Transportation and Refueling Exchange of Service (ATARES) with the Italian military here, June 9. This year, the U.S. forces in Africa join 23 other nations participating in ATARES membership, decreasing administrative procedure and increasing multinational cooperation. This is accomplished by using one C-130 Hercules flying hour as currency.

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