Desert Survival

Service members of CJTF-HOA participate in the French desert survival course.


Partnership French Marines Desert Commando Course

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French Marines train American Service Members in Desert Survival

More than 30 Soldiers from the 2/16th Infantry Battalion and several joint service members from Camp Lemonnier attended a French desert survival combat course Sept. 22 to Oct. 2 in the Grand Bara desert.

CJTF-HOA engineers verify quality and care with Africa First Initiative in Djibouti

Engineers of CJTF-HOA are working with laborers from the Africa First Initiative in Djibouti to renovate the region, solidifying the ongoing partnership between the U.S. and Republic of Djibouti.

African standby force, U.S. forge new partnership

Delegates from the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) visited Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, recently to learn best practices from directorates within Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and build relationships between the two organizations. The EASF and CJTF-HOA plan to work together to coordinate timely disaster relief, security and peacetime operations.

Djibouti, Kentucky National Guard sign historic partnership agreement for East Africa

For 22 years, the National Guard has partnered with the armed forces of allied countries to build and strengthen military, political, economic and societal relationships. In a historic first for East Africa, Representatives from the Kentucky National Guard (KNG) and the Djiboutian Armed Forces (FAD) ratified a state partnership agreement in a signing ceremony held at the Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti City, June 2, 2015.

Building friendships one soccer game at a time

Personnel from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa joined with Chebelley Village residents to battle it out on the soccer field at Chebelley, Djibouti, April 29, 2015.