A photo essay by U.S. Army Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti.
U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa joined with local villagers on the final stages of construction for a new structure here May 22-24.
The project is part of an ongoing effort among CJTF-HOA, local villagers, non-government organizations and international organizations over the past several months to provide Karatbti San, a remote village in the Tadjourah region of Djibouti, with a community building?the eco-dome.
"The intended purpose of
Deep in the vast thorny savanna grasslands and low lying rocky hills of northeastern Uganda, right on the foot of a dormant volcano, a small team of U.S. Army soldiers of the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion - Charlie Company are partnering with locals to bring development to a volatile region.
This U.S. Army Reserve unit based out of Grand Prairie, Texas, but currently assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), at Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti, have been in this un
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Rob Baker assumed command of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa here May 26.
Baker, who comes to CJTF-HOA after having served at the Pentagon as Director for Joint Force Development, Joint Staff, relieved U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Michael Franken. U.S. Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, U.S. Africa Command commander, presided over the ceremony.
Ham said that Baker is the right officer to lead the task force and is confident that he will sustain and enhance diplomatic r
Ethiopian and U.S. personnel gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate a new school house and two latrines at the Gende Gerada Primary School here May 22.
This building project lines up with one part of the mission statement for Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa?enhancing partner nation capacity. One way CJTF-HOA personnel help accomplish this is by providing opportunities for African nations to help themselves.
U.S. Navy Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Three
Djiboutian Navy sailors teamed up with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa's meteorology and oceanography operations branch, or METOC, to install a weather sensor at the Djiboutian Maritime Operations Center here, May 17.
Part of METOC's mission is to increase the amount of environmental data collected in East Africa. To accomplish this, they engage with different nations in East Africa and install weather sensors around the region, which in turn helps create internati
Capt. Kevin Bertelsen relieved Capt. Scott Hurst as commanding officer of the United States only forward operating site in Africa.
Ambassador Geeta Pasi, U.S. Embassy, Djibouti; Rear Adm. Michael Franken, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa; Capt. Tsuyoshi Mukai, Japan Base commanding officer; Mr. Mohamed Guelleh, mayor of Djibouti City; Col. Abdourahman Aden Cher, chief of the Djibouti navy; Brig. Gen. William Kurtz, commander, French Forces Djibouti; Ambassador Atsushi Nishioka
A photo essay by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Labadens.
U.S. service members from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs Team 4903, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, partnered with from Camp Lemonnier’s community volunteer group to deliver school supplies and T-shirts to children at the village school here May 7.
The Community Assistance Volunteers came out to pass out school kits that we received from a non-profit group back in the United States, said U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. David Hamilton, CJTF-HOA budget chief from Sumter, S.C. “The Comm
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy visited Airmen assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and other tenant commands here, May 5-6.
The primary purpose of the visit was to speak to the Airmen deployed here and gain insight into their health and well-being. During his stop Roy also visited with CJTF-HOA senior leadership and toured various Air Force units located at Camp Lemonnier.
"As I talked to Airmen, they are excited about being here," sa
Encouraging people to care and take action in their community-that's what elected officials in Ali Sabieh wanted to foster and what U.S. Army Civil Affairs Team 4903 helped them nurture.
Citizens of Ali Sabieh conducted a community clean up here May 7, and CAT 4903 and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa members were on hand to assist any way they could to show their support for the local residents.
Nearly 500 citizens turned out to pick up trash around their village fo
Two members of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa legal staff and one U.S. Army Africa legal staff member recently attended the Military Law Symposium at the Peacekeeping Training Center here as part of a traveling contact team.
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Deegan and U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Peter Tunis, CJTF-HOA judge advocate generals, and U.S. Army Capt. Daniel Sciapli, USARAF judge advocate general, went to Dar es Salaam for an exchange of legal practices with the Tanzania