CJTF-HOA Reinforces Commitment to Djibouti’s Rapid Intervention Battalion

A non-commissioned officer with the Djiboutian Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) and U.S. Army Sergeant Daniel Martinez, Bravo Co., 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, Texas National Guard, instruct new recruits at a training site outside Djibouti City, July 3, 2018. The RIB is a U.S. Army trained unit that was formed to respond to crises and promote regional security and stability in East Africa. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn)
A non-commissioned officer with the Djiboutian Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) and U.S. Army Sergeant Daniel Martinez, Bravo Co., 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment, Texas National Guard, instruct new recruits at a training site outside Djibouti City, July 3, 2018. The RIB is a U.S. Army trained unit that was formed to respond to crises and promote regional security and stability in East Africa. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy M. Ahearn)
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CJTF-HOA Reinforces Commitment to Djibouti’s Rapid Intervention Battalion

CJTF-HOA’s continued commitment to training and equipping the RIB enables Djibouti’s effectiveness in developing security and stability within its’ borders and East Africa.

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