Soldiers and Sailors deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa helped municipality leaders here begin a new garbage disposal program July 11.
A ceremony marked a citywide campaign to clean-up Garissa with the help of donated garbage cans and dumpsters, which Mayor Yousef Mohammed Kuno said will make his city the cleanest in Kenya. Also in attendance were several community leaders and local television, radio and print media.
Army Staff Sergeant Kevin Counterm
U.S. soldiers and sailors supporting Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa worked with Kenyan municipality leaders on July 11, 2008 to clean up Garissa, Kenya as part of a new garbage disposal program.
At a ceremony kicking off the event, Garissa Mayor Yousef Mohammed Kuno told residents and community leaders that this citywide campaign will make his city the cleanest in Kenya.
According to Army Staff Sergeant Kevin Countermine, most of the 100,000 people who live in Garissa a
U.S. Soldiers raced to the aid of several injured Djiboutians following a vehicle rollover accident June 24, 2008.
Returning from a day of weapons training in a five-vehicle convey, 60 service members with the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) witnessed a dump truck veer off the highway and overturn.
"Everyone reacted very quickly and there was no hesitation," said Sergeant 1st Class James Gallup. "The Soldiers took charge of the scene and provided
American medical personnel from the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) began a medical health treatment project in the Tanga region of Tanzania, scheduled to continue through July 12, 2008.
The American medical team has partnered with the U.S. Mission in Tanzania and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to provide maternal care, diagnostic testing, and medical treatment to community members in Kirare, Mabokweni, Mkanyageni, and Masaika.
The team will also c