U.S. Marine Corps leadership ensured Marines and other service members deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, knew they weren’t forgotten and their service overseas during the holidays is greatly appreciated, during an “all-call” Dec. 29, 2013.
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos, his wife, Bonnie, Sgt. Maj. Of the Marine Corps Michael Barrett and Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer, visited Djibouti during their nine day, seven countr
U.S. Marine Corps leadership visited the Marines of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, at an all–call Dec. 28, 2012, to deliver a holiday message and emphasize the important role each Marine plays in Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa's mission of defeating violent extremist organizations and promoting security throughout the region.
The 35th commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, his wife Bonnie Amos, the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael P
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa service members constructed a Forward Headquarters Element with joint operation center capabilities as part of contingency readiness training on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 3, 2012.
The FHE, a soft tent, houses equipment and personnel needed for CJTF-HOA leadership to command and communicate with the local forces.
"This is our forward headquarters element where we would take our headquarters from our home station JOC and move it out in
U.S. Air Force Col. David Harris Jr. assumed command of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group in a change of command ceremony July 23.
"The Air Force will continue to amaze," were U.S. Air Force Col. Dean Lee's parting words as he passed the command to Harris.
Harris told the members of the 449th AEG "I had the privilege to meet many of you over the past week, and what stood out to me the most was the professionalism and the pride that we take and the mission focus th
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