Kenya Navy Service Warrant Officer (Rev.) John Mutia Syanda, right, a senior chaplain at Kenya Navy Compound Manda Bay, gives a tour of his chapel to visiting chaplains April 26, 2019. Massachusetts National Guard chaplains visited Kenya as part of the State Partnership Program, which is a National Guard program that is a force multiplier aimed to build partnerships on many levels of assistance such as training, legal, logistics, religious affairs, medial and many other fields in military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel) Massachusetts senior National Guard chaplain visits CJTF-HOA, Kenya The senior chaplain assigned to the Massachusetts National Guard visited Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Kenya April 25-28, highlighting one of the National Guard’s lesser-known missions, building enduring partnerships through its State Partnership Program. Read more >
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, signs the guest book at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, May 7, 2019. A survivor of the genocide led Kriesel and his team on a private tour through the memorial, which holds the bodies of more than 250,000 of the estimated 1 million victims.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel) CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general visits Rwanda during 25th Anniversary of genocide U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited Kigali, Rwanda, May 6-8, as part of a familiarization visit to countries within CJTF-HOA’s combined joint operations area. Read more >
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, center, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), meets with a staff member at the Regional Centre for Operations Coordination (RCOC) in Seychelles, March 26, 2019. The RCOC, modeled after the Regional Maritime Information Exchange and Sharing Mechanism in Madagascar, helps provide a more effective and coordinated fight against piracy in the region. (Courtesy Photo) Seychelles, CJTF-HOA build partnership The East African island nation of Seychelles is a key partner with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, working towards increasing security and regional stability in the Indian Ocean. Read more >

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