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DJIBOUTI - Ethiopian Army Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Ebu (left) and Kenyan Army Captain Daniel Muvaa (2nd from left) listen to French Navy Lieutenant Loic Boyer, 2nd anti-submarine warfare officer, who gave them and other African, European and Asian officers a tour of the bridge on the French frigate warship Dupleix (D 641) while moored at Djibouti's Port in the Gulf of Aden August 14, 2010. The visiting foreign military service members are coalition officers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. The French naval ship is on a five-month deployment in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean supporting missions for enduring freedom and anti-piracy operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Foos)
DJIBOUTI - Ethiopian Army Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Ebu (left) and Kenyan Army Captain Daniel Muvaa (2nd from left) listen to French Navy Lieutenant Loic Boyer, 2nd anti-submarine warfare officer, who gave them and other African, European and Asian officers a tour of the bridge on the French frigate warship Dupleix (D 641) while moored at Djibouti's Port in the Gulf of Aden August 14, 2010. The visiting foreign military service members are coalition officers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. The French naval ship is on a five-month deployment in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean supporting missions for enduring freedom and anti-piracy operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Foos)
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Seabees lend a hand

Members of U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa assist members of the Djiboutian Armed Forces during the construction of modular shelter systems in and around Djibouti City, Feb. 27, 2017. The six military grade shelter systems were donated by Alaska Structures through the Global Action Coalition for use as schools, clinics, and centers for cottage industry to promote the health, education and economic stability of the Djiboutian people.

Services join to protect maritime assets

In recent history, the waters off the coast of East Africa have been dangerous for maritime operations and travel because of the prevalence of piracy in the area. Though much of the threat has been eliminated by diligent efforts of NATO forces in the area, there is still a viable threat to ships bringing vital supplies into Djibouti.

Members of the U.S. Navy, Army and Coast Guard stationed at Camp Lemonnier work in tandem with the Djibouti Coast Guard and Navy to provide security to

International Racers, U.S. Personnel Run in Djibouti Semi-Marathon

Runners from various nations and more than 40 U.S. military members and civilians from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, raced through the streets here during the 16th Annual Djibouti International Semi-Marathon March 2.

Almost 800 runners from several African nations, such as Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti, crowded the starting line along with racers from France, Germany, Japan and the U.S.

U.S. Army Major Thomas Hammell, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa plans officer, organized

Building Esprit de Corps - CJTF-HOA Hosts Senior NCO Symposium

For the first time in its nine-year history, the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa hosted a senior enlisted conference, August 22 to 24, bringing together service members from 11 countries, spanning four continents, to enhance regional and international partnerships and build esprit de corps.

The CJTF-HOA 2011 Senior Non-Commissioned Symposium hosted representatives from Djibouti, Rwanda, Japan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Spain, Seychelles, Mauritius, Burundi, Uganda and the United Sta

Kenyan Chaplains Visit Camp Lemonnier

Chaplains from the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Religious Affairs office welcomed three Kenyan Ministry of Defense (KMoD) chaplains to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 5, 2011, during a U.S. military professional chaplaincy familiarization visit.

Catholic Bishops (Colonels) Alfred Rotich and Paul Simuyu and Muslim Imam (Lieutenant Colonel) Mohammed Ahmed met with U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Michael Franken, CJTF-HOA commander, and visited several camp locations to inc