CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation

A congressional delegation (CODEL) and military escorts board a C-130J Hercules on Aug. 27, 2017, as they visit various locations within the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa area of responsibility. During their three-day visit, the CODEL met U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation A congressional delegation (CODEL) and military escorts board a C-130J Hercules on Aug. 27, 2017, as they visit various locations within the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa area of responsibility. During their three-day visit, the CODEL met U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), speaks with U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miguel Castellanos, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa deputy commanding general in Somalia and Mogadishu Coordination Cell director, during a congressional delegation (CODEL) visit of various locations within the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility. During their three-day visit, the CODEL met U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), speaks with U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Miguel Castellanos, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa deputy commanding general in Somalia and Mogadishu Coordination Cell director, during a congressional delegation (CODEL) visit of various locations within the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility. During their three-day visit, the CODEL met U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
U.S. Army Col. Christopher Cassibry, director of operations for Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, speaks with members of a congressional delegation (CODEL) as they visited various locations within the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. The CODEL stayed three days at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and from there traveled to various forward operating locations to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation U.S. Army Col. Christopher Cassibry, director of operations for Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, speaks with members of a congressional delegation (CODEL) as they visited various locations within the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. The CODEL stayed three days at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and from there traveled to various forward operating locations to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
Members of a congressional delegation (CODEL) visit with a U.S. Airman at a defensive fighting position at a forward operating location within the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. During their three-day visit to the region, the CODEL met with U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation Members of a congressional delegation (CODEL) visit with a U.S. Airman at a defensive fighting position at a forward operating location within the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. During their three-day visit to the region, the CODEL met with U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) eats lunch with U.S. military members while travelling as a congressional delegation (CODEL) on Aug. 27, 2017. The CODEL stayed three days at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and from there travelled to various forward operating locations to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) eats lunch with U.S. military members while travelling as a congressional delegation (CODEL) on Aug. 27, 2017. The CODEL stayed three days at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and from there travelled to various forward operating locations to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
A congressional delegation (CODEL) visits U.S. Airmen at a defensive fighting position while traveling various locations within the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. During their three-day visit, the CODEL met U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation A congressional delegation (CODEL) visits U.S. Airmen at a defensive fighting position while traveling various locations within the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. During their three-day visit, the CODEL met U.S. service members and learned more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) are greeted by military members as members at a forward operating location in East Africa as part of a congressional delegation (CODEL) visit on Aug. 27, 2017. The group visited various locations in the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa area of responsibility, including Somalia, to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. This is the first time in three years a CODEL has visited Somalia. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott representing the 8th District of Georgia, Jimmy Panetta representing the 20th District of California and Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) are greeted by military members as members at a forward operating location in East Africa as part of a congressional delegation (CODEL) visit on Aug. 27, 2017. The group visited various locations in the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa area of responsibility, including Somalia, to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. This is the first time in three years a CODEL has visited Somalia. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott representing the 8th District of Georgia, Jimmy Panetta representing the 20th District of California and Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David J. Furness, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa commander, visits with members of a congressional delegation (CODEL) while traveling to various locations within the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. The CODEL stayed three days at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and from there traveled to various forward operating locations to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military missions in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. David J. Furness, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa commander, visits with members of a congressional delegation (CODEL) while traveling to various locations within the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility on Aug. 27, 2017. The CODEL stayed three days at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and from there traveled to various forward operating locations to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military missions in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)
A congressional delegation (CODEL) joins in a group photo with leadership from both the U.S. Embassy-Djibouti and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa during a three day visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on Aug. 26, 2017. From there, the CODEL made day trips to various forward operating locations in the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood) CJTF-HOA hosts congressional delegation A congressional delegation (CODEL) joins in a group photo with leadership from both the U.S. Embassy-Djibouti and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa during a three day visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on Aug. 26, 2017. From there, the CODEL made day trips to various forward operating locations in the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility to meet U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee; Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) representing the 8th District of Georgia; Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) representing the 20th District of California; and Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) representing the 33rd District of Texas. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood)

Members of a congressional delegation (CODEL) traveled to various locations within the CJTF-HOA area of responsibility Aug. 26 to Aug. 30 to meet with U.S. service members and learn more about the U.S. military mission in East Africa. The CODEL included the following Congressmen, all of whom are on the House Armed Service Committee: Rep. Austin Scott, 8th District of Georgia, Congressman Marc Veasey, 33rd District of Texas, and Rep. Jimmy Panetta, 20th District of California.

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