A photo essay.
Five personnel assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa exchanged best practices with soldiers from the Rwandan Defense Force here April 2-14.
Rwandan military members from the 71st RDF Battalion took a five-week training course designed to ramp up their deployment and mission readiness capabilities.
The main purpose of the CJTF-HOA involvement was to observe and share advice and practices with Rwandan Defense Force military personnel supporting United Nations peacek
A photo essay by U.S. Navy Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist (EXW) Maria R. Escamilla.
Far from camp here, U.S. service members stationed in austere conditions in forward operating areas around Africa have regular access to communications, thanks to the Tactical Networking team of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa's communications directorate.
CJTF-HOA's TACNET allows troops the ability to exchange messages in a protected medium that enables them to carry out missions all over East Africa.
TACNET technicians maintain two types of satellite glob
A photo essay by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Geronimo Aquino.
A photo essay by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Carson.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, made his first trip as the SEAC here April 21 - 22 to visit personnel assigned to Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and other tenant commands.
The primary purpose of the SEAC's visit was to tour the area of operations and assess the morale and well-being of all soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines deployed here. To make the initial assessment, Ba
Residents of Chebelley, members of Combined Joint Task Force –- Horn of Africa and the U.S. Embassy came together to commemorate the completion of the Chebelley Clinic during a grand opening ceremony here April 18. Chebelley village members celebrated with singing and dancing before, during and after the ceremony.
“"The military, the state department and United States Agency for International Development cooperated in the construction of this facility with the help of the ministry of
There's an old saying that lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place, but it did for one U.S. Air Force airman.
Tech. Sgt. Gregory Spiker, joint meteorology and oceanography operations weather forecaster, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, was named the 2011 Air Force Weather Noncommissioned Officer of the Year—his second Air Force-wide weather award. His first one was the Air Force Battlefield Weather NCO of the Year for 2006.
Spiker's skill and enthus
The Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Surgeon Cell Newsletter, distributed around Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, is chock-full of pertinent information about things that can harm you, whether on camp or out in the field. Those things include snakes, malaria-ridden mosquitoes, rabid animals, disease-carrying ticks and fleas, and rats and mice which infest areas throughout the Horn of Africa.
Herman Grant, Camp Lemonnier vector control supervisor, said that one threat to the health o
Noncommissioned officers from every U.S. military branch on camp participated in the first Joint Forces Professional Development Seminar in the White House Lounge here April 6.
The purpose of the seminar was to provide an overview of service-specific information for U.S. military members operating in a joint services environment, said U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Renwick Davis, Strategic Communication senior enlisted leader, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, and CJTF-HOA
A photo essay by U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant James Brock.