Representatives to the U.S. Embassy in Kenya attended the dedication ceremony of the Muungano Women’s Group vocational training center January 17, 2011, in Matadoni, Kenya.
The U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Michael Ranneberger’s self-help fund aided in the cost for the group to build the training center.
“(The Muungano Women’s Group) is going to use the center primarily to teach young girls and women a life skill, which is sewing or catering, so they can go out and have somethin
Sailors operating from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) participated in an exchange of masonry knowledge with local skilled laborers January 7 as part of an ongoing U.S.-Djiboutian joint construction project.
A team of two Navy construction workers, commonly called Seabees, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 and an engineer from CJTF-HOA spent their day laying bricks with 20 Djiboutians on a 45-foot section of wall at the site of a future medical clin
What does service in the Horn of Africa mean? Usually it’s associated with humanitarian efforts or international military training in exotic locations. These images belie the breadth and complexity of military operations in the Horn of Africa. Service in the Horn of Africa is a challenging, multinational, interagency environment, combining operational fiscal law, international law, the domestic laws of partner nations, and joint military justice. Harmonizing these authorities requires resourc
Military logistics officers gathered in Djibouti January 2011 to participate in the first East African Coalition Logistics Conference, hosted by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa. The conference brought together logistics officers from U.S. Africa Command, its sub component commands for the Navy, Air Force, Army and CJTF-HOA, as well as partner nations from more than 10 African countries and South Korea.
The conference expanded understanding between partner nation logistics op