The U.S. delivered 54 Humvees to the RIB as part of a $31 million train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. government and the Djiboutian military. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Codie Trimble) United States delivers HMMWVs to armed forces of Djibouti The U.S. delivered 54 Humvees to the RIB as part of a $31 million train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. government and the Djiboutian military. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Codie Trimble) Read more >
Participants of the Grand Bara Race run as the sun rises over the Grand Bara Desert, Djibouti, Jan. 15, 2020.  Around 200 participants assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier competed with coalition partners and civilians from Djibouti, France, Spain, Italy and Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) CJTF-HOA members conquer Grand Bara Race Around 200 service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier proved their strength by competing in the 2020 Grand Bara Race, January 15th in the Grand Bara Desert, Djibouti. Read more >
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael D. Turello, right, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, greets Gen. Samson Mwathethe, chief of Kenyan Defense Forces (KDF), during a Helicopter Handover Ceremony at Embakasi Barracks, Kenya, Jan. 23, 2020. During the ceremony, six MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters were delivered to the KDF in a symbolic handover. Six more MD-530F helicopters will be delivered to the KDF in the near future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) United States delivers MD-530F helicopters to Kenya Defense Force U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael D. Turello, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, greets Dennis Banks, a training pilot assigned to MD Helicopters, during a Helicopter Handover Ceremony at Embakasi Barracks, Kenya, Jan. 23, 2020. During the ceremony, six MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters were delivered to the KDF in a symbolic handover. Six more MD-530F helicopters will be delivered to the KDF in the near future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) Read more >
U.S. Army Maj. Stephanie Wire, veterinarian of the 411th Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, demonstrates how to conduct a food surface swab test during a seminar with members from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Djibouti Veterinary Services Division, in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Jan. 30, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ashley Nicole Taylor) 411th CA veterinarians host seminar for Djiboutian veterinarians and sanitary inspectors A team of two veterinarians and a veterinarian technician from the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team (CA FXST) hosted the first in a series of monthly seminars this year in Djibouti City, Jan. 29 and 30. More than a dozen participants received information on various topics ranging from food handling safety to bacteriology. The target audience of the training included veterinarians and sanitary inspectors from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Djibouti, Veterinary Services Division. Read more >
DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti – U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Damian T. Donahoe, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), speaks during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. This event, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry  André, commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Personnel from CJTF-HOA, Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gage Daniel) 2020 National Day in Djibouti Video Coverage The U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, hosted the annual National Day celebration at his residence in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the celebration. Read more >

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