Civil Affairs: small team with a big mission

Members of 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, Bravo Company, Civil Affairs Team 3, an associated unit of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, met with the préfet of Tadjourah during a key leader engagement on June 27, 2017. Key Leader Engagements support the many efforts of CJTF-HOA by forming connections with distinguished members of the local populace to gain cooperation and, ideally, support for U.S. operations in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
Members of 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, Bravo Company, Civil Affairs Team 3, an associated unit of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, met with the préfet of Tadjourah during a key leader engagement on June 27, 2017. Key Leader Engagements support the many efforts of CJTF-HOA by forming connections with distinguished members of the local populace to gain cooperation and, ideally, support for U.S. operations in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
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Civil Affairs: small team with a big mission

It starts with a hearty handshake and a pleasant exchange of greetings and ends with smiles of gratitude and appreciation. Personal interaction between U.S. Army Soldiers of the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, Bravo Company, Civil Affairs Team 3, a unit associated with the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and regional partners go a long way to assist U.S. Africa Command in its efforts to promote regional security, stability and prosperity.

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