A French Forces soldier prepares to land on a drop zone after a High Altitude, Low Opening (HALO) jump outside Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 29, 2019.  American service members and coalition partners jumped together to celebrate the Feast Day of Archangel Michael, the patron saint of paratroopers. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Codie Trimble) (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Codie Trimble) U.S. and Coalition forces participate in St. Michael's Day jump American, French, Djiboutian and Italian forces performed a static line jump near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 29th, 2019, in celebration of St. Michael the Archangel, the patron saint of paratroopers. Read more >
U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac; U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA); and Sam Mwandha, executive director of Uganda Wildlife Authority, pose for a group photo with Counter Illicit Trafficking Junior Leadership Course graduates and Ugandan supporters at Queen Elizabeth Park, Uganda, Oct. 10, 2019. Twenty-five UWA Rangers graduated the course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D.  Strong II) UWA Rangers Graduate Civil Affairs CIT Course U.S. Army Soldiers conducted a Counter Illicit Trafficking Junior Leadership Course (CIT-JLC) with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Rangers focused on preventing extremist organizations from profiting from illicit activities, including poaching. Read more >
U.S. Army Soldiers from the 101st Division, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Platoon, East African Response Force (EARF), pose for a group photo after the EARF’s best platoon competition at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 25, 2019. 4th Platoon was the winner of the EARF’s best platoon competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II EARF's best platoon competition U.S. Army Soldiers from the 101st Division, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Platoon, East African Response Force (EARF), pose for a group photo after the EARF’s best platoon competition at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 25, 2019. 4th Platoon was the winner of the EARF’s best platoon competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II Read more >
From left, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn Carns, command senior enlisted leader (CSEL), Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael Turello, commanding general, CJTF-HOA, U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Luke McCollum, commander, Navy Reserve Force, chief, Navy Reserve, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Endel Lee, deputy chief of chaplains, Reserve Matters, and U.S. Navy Master Chief Christopher Kotz, force master chief, Navy Reserve, pose for a group photo at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 29, 2019. McCollum visited Camp Lemonnier to meet with deployed Navy Reserve sailors and other service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II) Commander Navy Reserve Force visits CJTF-HOA From left, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn Carns, command senior enlisted leader (CSEL), Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael Turello, commanding general, CJTF-HOA, U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Luke McCollum, commander, Navy Reserve Force, chief, Navy Reserve, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Endel Lee, deputy chief of chaplains, Reserve Matters, and U.S. Navy Master Chief Christopher Kotz, force master chief, Navy Reserve, pose for a group photo at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 29, 2019. McCollum visited Camp Lemonnier to meet with deployed Navy Reserve sailors and other service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II) Read more >
U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief, National Guard Bureau, speaks to U.S. soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Task Force-Guardian at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 28, 2019. Lengyel visited Camp Lemonnier to meet with deployed National Guardsmen and other service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II) Chief of the National Guard Bureau visits CJTF-HOA U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief, National Guard Bureau, speaks to U.S. soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Task Force-Guardian at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 28, 2019. Lengyel visited Camp Lemonnier to meet with deployed National Guardsmen and other service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II) Read more >
Djiboutian Maj. Mohamed Assowen, commander of the Rapid Intervention Battalion renders his first salute during the (RIB) change of command, in Djibouti, Oct. 31, 2019. Assowen assumed command of the RIB from Djiboutian Capt. Omar Ali Hassan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II) Rapid Intervention Battalion change of command Djiboutian Maj. Mohamed Assowen, commander of the Rapid Intervention Battalion renders his first salute during the (RIB) change of command, in Djibouti, Oct. 31, 2019. Assowen assumed command of the RIB from Djiboutian Capt. Omar Ali Hassan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II) Read more >

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