Members of Task Force Hurricane, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, are conducting unmanned aerial vehicle training with members of the Kenya Defense Forces Sept. 8-24, 2016, at a training center in Kenya.
In a collapsed building muffled cries can be faintly heard through a small hole in a concrete wall. Rescuers work frantically to cut through it and reach a trapped girl. Timing is everything, and the team has to work quickly and safely to get her out alive.
Training and preparation play a huge role in any rescue, and members of the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion and 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron teamed up with 30 members of the Kenya Disaster Response Unit to share knowledge and
Six Soldiers from the Kentucky National Guard's 2-138th Forward Support Company assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, recently shared best entry control point practices with La Force Armee de Djibouti (FAD) at FAD Poste de Loyada, near the Somalia border.
"This event is about strengthening our partner nation's capability and capacities," said U.S. Army Maj. Michael Woodson, 2-138th Field Artillery Regiment military-to-military coordinator. "We're
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
Military medical providers from Kenya and the U.S. partnered with several non-governmental organizations to provide medical care to about 2,000 Kenyans during a Medical Civic Action Program August 24 - 31.
The eight-day MEDCAP was conducted in the villages of Mnazini and Assa in southeast Kenya. The villages lie in the rural Tana River district, which, like most of East Africa, is experiencing significant drought.
“This area has been hard hit by drought and famine,” said U.S. Army