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U.S. military and Department of State officials meet with Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 12, 2017. Topics of interest covered during the meeting included U.S. and Somali national interests in the region and opportunities to strengthen the Somali National Security Forces, particularly as the African Union mission in Somalia troops transition out of the security role in coming years. Attendees of the meeting included Martin Dale, the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to Somalia, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, U.S. Africa Command commander, U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David Furness, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa commanding general, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miguel Castellanos, deputy commanding general of CJTF-HOA in Somalia (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
U.S. military and Department of State officials meet with Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 12, 2017. Topics of interest covered during the meeting included U.S. and Somali national interests in the region and opportunities to strengthen the Somali National Security Forces, particularly as the African Union mission in Somalia troops transition out of the security role in coming years. Attendees of the meeting included Martin Dale, the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to Somalia, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, U.S. Africa Command commander, U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David Furness, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa commanding general, and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miguel Castellanos, deputy commanding general of CJTF-HOA in Somalia (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
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CJTF-HOA changes the guard, welcomes Task Force Bayonet

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 144th Infantry Regiment (3-144th IN) participated in the passing of the colors with Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Battalion (1-153rd IN) during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 1, 2017.

Religious Affairs establishes faith with Sultan of Tadjoura

Members of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Religious Affairs office meet with Abdelkader Mohamed Humad (right), Sultan of Tadjoura, at his home in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Nov. 4, 2017.

CJTF-HOA joins ceremony to honor those who gave all

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa joined other representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, and the European Union as they honored service members who gave their lives during wartime at a Remembrance Day ceremony held at the Djibouti New European Cemetery near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 7, 2017.

Where There’s Smoke, There’s “Fire in the Hole!”

Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Explosive Ordnance Disposal (CJTF-HOA EOD) team continued their work with their French counterparts by clearing parts of the Djiboutian Range Complex and disposing of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left behind by past training missions, Nov. 6, 2017.

Preparing our Practitioners: CJTF-HOA Hosts Tropical Medicine Course

Medical professionals from across the military services, foreign militaries and local community joined together to discuss challenges posed to medical personnel providing care for troops operating within the Horn of Africa and the East African region at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 14 to 16, 2017.