Fire Fighters Train in Africa

U.S. Air Force firefighters with the 449th Air Expeditionary Group and Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa use a P-19B fire truck to fight a simulated fire during training, outside Djibouti City, Djibouti, Aug. 20, 2018. The Airmen continually perform scenario based training tasks in order to maintain their skills. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Sarah Mattison) (A portion of the background was blurred for security purposes)
U.S. Air Force firefighters with the 449th Air Expeditionary Group and Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa use a P-19B fire truck to fight a simulated fire during training, outside Djibouti City, Djibouti, Aug. 20, 2018. The Airmen continually perform scenario based training tasks in order to maintain their skills. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Sarah Mattison) (A portion of the background was blurred for security purposes)
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U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.

Keeping the Faith

Deputy command chaplain for U.S. Africa Command engages with key leaders and local practitioners of the Islamic faith during a week-long temporary duty assignment to Djibouti, Africa to take part in USAFRICOM’s Cutlass Express 2017 exercise.

State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

U.S. Embassy representatives from eight East African nations joined military leaders from U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier Jan. 24, for the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference.

Incoming EARF completes validation, demonstrates crisis response capability

Within hours of being notified, CJTF-HOA’s East Africa Response Force prepared dozens of Soldiers and tons of supplies for takeoff during an emergency response exercise, validating the EARF’s rapid response capabilities.