A contingent of U.S. Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets met with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa personnel to learn about its operations in East Africa during a visit at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 6-8, 2013.
The visit kicks off a four-nation tour that will give the cadets, assigned with U.S. Army Africa, opportunities to discuss policies with key U.S. and foreign military leaders, observe civilian and military operations, and chances to help build partnerships
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Soldiers from the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa recently visited youth at a school in Chebelley as part of an ongoing effort to build relationships and partnerships with the village.
The May 8 visit differed from past visits because this time the 411th CA BN distributed school-supply donations from the Oshkosh Mid-Morning Kiwanis Club, Oshkosh, Wis.
"One of our long
More than 200 vendors, contractors and business owners from across Djibouti who specialize in services and trades such as construction, logistics and supply learned the process to develop a business partnership with the U.S. government during Djibouti Vendor Day at the Sheraton Hotel in Djibouti, Djibouti, May 21.
“This is an opportunity to strengthen our partnership,” Maj. Gen. Terry Ferrell, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commander, said during his opening remarks. “This i
Just a glance at the geographic landscape surrounding the East African nation of Djibouti and a few things become readily apparent: It's hot, it's harsh and it's a heck of a lot of work to keep safe and secure.
Thanks to a dedicated military keen on using the latest technology in partnership with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, the Djiboutian navy is more than up to the task.
As part of on-going collaboration with Djibouti's navy to conduct counter-ter
More than 20 prospective logistics officers in the Burundi National Defense Force completed a two-week deployment skills course with U.S. Soldiers at Gakumbu Camp, Burundi, March 18-29, 2013 - marking the second phase of deployment training.
Covering convoy operations, hazardous material transportation and proper center and balancing of cargo for transportation, the second phase of African Deployment Partnership Training is designed to help BNDF troops better prepare for real-world depl
The eighth iteration of the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Course-Africa graduated 28 partner-nation intelligence officers, March 20. The course brought together officers from the countries of Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and South Sudan for an eight-week course in Nairobi, Kenya, that strengthens intelligence capabilities of East African militaries.
"For me to be able to conduct and advise accordingly, I need to understand how my counterparts work," said Ke
A Kenyan catholic priest, Anglican priest, and Muslim imam walk into a chapel…
This is not the start of a joke, but the beginning of a new partnership between Kenyan and U.S. military chaplains when members from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's Office of Religious Affairs invited Kenyan army Lieutenant Col. Alfayo Lelei; Kenyan air force Lieutenant Col. Lucas Gatobu; and Kenyan army Maj. Mohamed Shukry here Feb. 11-18 to discuss ways to better serve U.S. and Kenyan servic
Kentucky Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 138th Field Artillery Regiment service members partnered with civilians from the African Contingency Operations Training Assistance mission at Singo Peace Support Operations Training Center, Uganda, to provide mentorship to the Uganda People's Defense Force Oct. 1 - Nov. 9, 2012.
The ACOTA mission helped strengthen the partnership between the United States military and the UPDF. It also demonstrated Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of
Roughly three years ago, a group of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa military members arrived at the small village of Karabti San several hours north of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, in the Tadjourah region to build an Eco Dome. After countless visits to the village by a series of CJTF-HOA civil affairs teams, the dome isn't all that was built. Partnerships, friendships and a trust between cultures have emerged.
The villagers, Djiboutian Army members and civil affairs team membe
U.S. Marines from the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducted a refueling training mission with the French forces while flying at 15,000 feet over Djibouti Nov. 22, 2012.
Coalition aerial refueling training helps develop French and U.S. forces' interoperability across a variety of critical mission areas and demonstrates the American and French militaries' continued commitment to the standards and values of
Situated in the highlands overlooking Ethiopia's Rift Valley, the town of Hirna was the site of a Veterinary Civic Action Program Oct. 22-28, where district animal health workers received continuing veterinary education and local farmers' cattle, sheep, and goats were examined, treated, and vaccinated against disease.
The VETCAP was organized as a partnership between the Ethiopian Food, Medicine, and Health Authority, Oromia Province veterinary professionals, and the U.S. Army
Service members from Camp Lemonnier's Friends of Africa Volunteers group partnered with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's Ali Sabieh, Djibouti, Joint Civil Affairs Team and the district's Volunteer Association of Education to deliver several boxes of school supplies to the Deaf and Speechless School of Ali Sabieh, Oct. 20, 2012.
The partnership, a first between the three organizations, helps to build and strengthen the U.S. relationship with Djiboutian institutions