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.
During the third day of the Eastern Africa Standby Brigade Field Training Exercise, approximately 1,500 participants from 10 countries of East Africa worked together on various fictional scenarios, December 2, 2009, in Djibouti.
"This exercise is like any other exercise conducted within regions and is important because it is bringing together forces that have never worked together," said Lieutenant Colonel P. K. Njema, Kenya Battalion commanding officer. "It is important for the region
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines gathered to take part in a week-long Field Sanitation Team Training course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 13-17, 2017.
French and U.S. coalition forces conducted live and simulated close air support exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Jan. 31-Feb. 4, 2015.