Kenyan Ministry of Defense senior enlisted personnel participated in a key leader engagement here March 26-29, hosted by Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Command Senior Enlisted Leader Chief Master Sergeant James E. Davis.
The four guests were Kenya Army Qualified Senior Master Instructor Josphat Muthama King'ori and Weapons Training Sgt. Major David Karisa Barisa, Kenya Navy Base Sgt. Major Boniface Munyili Ndana and Kenya Air Force Base Sgt. Major Maurice Atsango
A United States Army soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa recently accomplished something here that up until now has only been done by U.S. Navy forces and an Air Force Senior Airman .
U.S. Army Sgt. Adrian Aiken, a force protection liaison officer here and native of Monterey, Calif., is the first U.S. Army Soldier assigned here to receive the Navy Expeditionary Warfare pin here March 26. The warfare device, first introduced Navy-wide in 2006, attests to a Sailo
Without clean air, food and water, the U.S. military cannot complete its mission in the Horn of Africa or anywhere else in the world.
That's where the U.S. Army 490th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Unit steps in. The 490th CABN FxSP conducted a field sanitation certification training course here, March 26-30. Twenty-four service members participated in the course.
"The course is designed to help unit commanders protect their soldiers from food-, water-, air- and
It's isolated, noisy and messy - but if successful could be beneficial to Camp Lemonnier and local Djiboutians. Thanks to new equipment, U.S. Army National Guard 257th Engineer Team drilled four water test wells in different locations here, March 12-19.
"The wells are part of a study to determine if pulling water from a beach aquifer is a viable option for removing Camp Lemonnier from the Djiboutian Fresh Water Aquifer and leaving that resource solely for the Djiboutians," said U.S
Three feet of rope, four nails and a blue net all wrapped inside a plastic bag may not seem like they can save lives. However, these tools - along with the partnership between members of Civil Affairs Team 4905, government and non-government organizations - can impede the spread of malaria in Ethiopia.
CAT 4905, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, distributed 18,000 packs of insecticide-treated bed nets, rope and nails to Ethiopians in Samaro and Debaka, Debobesa, h
A photo essay by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Carson and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst.
U.S. Air Force Colonel Dean Lee assumed command of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group in a change of command ceremony here March 15.
Lee assumed command from U.S. Air Force Colonel David Barnes upon his reassignment to the 603rd Air and Space Operations Center, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, as the deputy commander.
During his induction speech, Lee said he has three goals he wants to accomplish as 449th commander.
"(Goal) number one (is) mission first, without question," said L
People join the military for various reasons, and remain in for various reasons. For U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Boubacar Djibo, enlisting initially meant an opportunity for better education, but it ultimately provided him something more—a sense of community.
In his birthplace of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, community was everything, said Djibo, a personnel specialist and strength management leading petty officer here.
"People are very close-knit—there is a great sense of soli
A photo essay by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Lael Huss.
A photo essay by Senior Airman Lael Huss.
Sailors from three nations assembled at the Djibouti National Navy Headquarters here, February 27 through 29, to discuss best practices for ensuring the sovereignty of the seas around the Horn of Africa.
This was the first time the Djiboutian Navy coordinated and executed an event of this type together with the American and French navies.
In this exchange, the three navies shared best practices on building support operations and raising maritime domain awareness.
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
Sister Anise said she couldn't refuse medical treatment to the homeless lined up outside her door, but there was one thing she realized—she couldn't do it alone.
"I couldn't manage by myself," the Caritas Djibouti registered nurse and native of India said. "I needed help."
Volunteers from Camp Lemonnier's Expeditionary Medical Facility answered her need when four U.S. Navy corpsmen assisted Sister Anise in caring for more than 50 homeless people at Caritas Djibout