Members of Task Force Hurricane, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, are conducting unmanned aerial vehicle training with members of the Kenya Defense Forces Sept. 8-24, 2016, at a training center in Kenya.
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr. took command of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Terry Ferrell during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 14, 2014. U.S. Army Gen. David Rodriguez, U.S. Africa Command commander, presided over the ceremony.
As part of a recent Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) deployment drill, members of the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division setup their mobile command post and put their Soldiers to the test here July 29-31, 2013.
RAF is a U.S. Army initiative providing combatant commanders rapidly deployable forces, which can relocate anywhere in the world at moment's notice. The 1-63rd CAB is regionally aligned with Africa, specific
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Terry R. Ferrell assumed command of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa during a ceremony here presided by the U.S. Africa Command commander April 18, 2013.
"I'm extremely proud of the accomplishments and dedication of the men and women of the Combined Joint Task Force - an outstanding organization that deserves an outstanding leader," said U.S. Army Gen. David M. Rodriguez, USAFRICOM commander, during the ceremony.
"I know Brig. Gen. Te
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Craig A. Franklin, 3rd Air Force commander, visited airmen assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa and other U.S. Air Force assets here June 25-26.
The mission of 3rd Air Force is to plan, deploy, employ, sustain and redeploy airmen supporting combatant commanders in Africa and Europe.
While here, the general met with CJTF-HOA Commander, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Rob Baker, and toured several Air Force tenant units located at Camp Lemonnier. He a