CJTF-HOA Brings Experience, Abilities Together to Conduct Sustainment Operations across Somalia

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard Accardi, Base Operating Support logistics planner with the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Logistics Directorate’s Base Operating Support-Integrator office, coordinates the movement of essential resources at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, August 18, 2017. U.S. Africa Command designated CJTF-HOA as BOS-I in August 2016, putting the 500-person task force in charge of coordinating the efficient use of mission resources to sustain U.S. forces in forward operating locations in Somalia. Currently, CJTF-HOA’s main effort is to improve security in Somalia by neutralizing violent extremist organizations like al-Shabaab and successfully transitioning security responsibilities from the African Union Mission in Somalia to the Somali National Security Forces. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Richard Accardi, Base Operating Support logistics planner with the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Logistics Directorate’s Base Operating Support-Integrator office, coordinates the movement of essential resources at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, August 18, 2017. U.S. Africa Command designated CJTF-HOA as BOS-I in August 2016, putting the 500-person task force in charge of coordinating the efficient use of mission resources to sustain U.S. forces in forward operating locations in Somalia. Currently, CJTF-HOA’s main effort is to improve security in Somalia by neutralizing violent extremist organizations like al-Shabaab and successfully transitioning security responsibilities from the African Union Mission in Somalia to the Somali National Security Forces. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Alán Ortiz)
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