U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

 U.S. Marine Cpl. Payton Martin of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit helps Abdo-Salam Yacin, a Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) soldier, observe the use of the guidon during the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course held by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 7, 2017.  FAD participation in the CJTF-HOA  Joint Corporals Course denotes the important occasion of an African military taking part in this curriculum. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Payton Martin of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit helps Abdo-Salam Yacin, a Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) soldier, observe the use of the guidon during the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course held by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 7, 2017. FAD participation in the CJTF-HOA Joint Corporals Course denotes the important occasion of an African military taking part in this curriculum. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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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.