Capstone 2016-1 visits Camp Lemonnier

U.S. Army Col. Jim Patterson, CAPSTONE deputy director, receives a rungu stick from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Stammer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commander, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. In the East African Maasai culture, the rungu is an important emblem of warrior status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image U.S. Army Col. Jim Patterson, CAPSTONE deputy director, receives a rungu stick from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Stammer, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commander, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. In the East African Maasai culture, the rungu is an important emblem of warrior status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed)
Fellows from the 2016-1 CAPSTONE course ask questions of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior staff during their mission brief at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. CAPSTONE is a five-week course for newly selected general and flag officers, and is designed to make the senior officers more effective in planning and employing forces in joint and combined operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image Fellows from the 2016-1 CAPSTONE course ask questions of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa senior staff during their mission brief at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. CAPSTONE is a five-week course for newly selected general and flag officers, and is designed to make the senior officers more effective in planning and employing forces in joint and combined operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed)
Fellows from the 2016-1 CAPSTONE course gather at the end of their tour of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. The five-week CAPSTONE curriculum examines major issues affecting national security decision making, military strategy, joint/combined doctrine, interoperability, and key allied nation issues.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed)
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image Fellows from the 2016-1 CAPSTONE course gather at the end of their tour of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. The five-week CAPSTONE curriculum examines major issues affecting national security decision making, military strategy, joint/combined doctrine, interoperability, and key allied nation issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed)
Fellows from the 2016-1 CAPSTONE course tour Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. The CAPSTONE course provided newly appointed general and flag officers an opportunity to view the joint, inter-agency and multinational partnerships that enable Combined Task Force-Horn of Africa to support national security objectives.  (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Nesha Humes) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image Fellows from the 2016-1 CAPSTONE course tour Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 14, 2015. The CAPSTONE course provided newly appointed general and flag officers an opportunity to view the joint, inter-agency and multinational partnerships that enable Combined Task Force-Horn of Africa to support national security objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Nesha Humes)

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U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 144th Infantry Regiment (3-144th IN) participated in the passing of the colors with Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Battalion (1-153rd IN) during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 1, 2017.

Religious Affairs establishes faith with Sultan of Tadjoura

Members of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Religious Affairs office meet with Abdelkader Mohamed Humad (right), Sultan of Tadjoura, at his home in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Nov. 4, 2017.

CJTF-HOA joins ceremony to honor those who gave all

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa joined other representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, and the European Union as they honored service members who gave their lives during wartime at a Remembrance Day ceremony held at the Djibouti New European Cemetery near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 7, 2017.

Where There’s Smoke, There’s “Fire in the Hole!”

Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Explosive Ordnance Disposal (CJTF-HOA EOD) team continued their work with their French counterparts by clearing parts of the Djiboutian Range Complex and disposing of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left behind by past training missions, Nov. 6, 2017.

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Medical professionals from across the military services, foreign militaries and local community joined together to discuss challenges posed to medical personnel providing care for troops operating within the Horn of Africa and the East African region at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 14 to 16, 2017.