Military, government and police officials from 13 countries gathered for the 13th Regional Senior Mission Leaders Course at the International Peace Support Training Centre in Karen, Kenya, Feb. 15-26, 2016.
Officials from the Union of Comoros and United States signed an Acquisition and Cross Servicing Agreement July 6 in Kandani, the Comoran National Army of Development (Armée nationale de développement, AND) headquarters, to increase flexibility of military exchanges.
The last place Soldiers from the Kentucky National Guard ever thought they would be is on the Comoros Islands (officially called Union of the Comoros) off the coast of Eastern Africa. After all, they were deploying to Djibouti, 1,600 miles north of the Comoros. But that is exactly where Capt. Matthew Doughman, 1st Lieutenant Justin Gilliam, and Spc. Ryan Stull would end up. The mission was a 1-week military-to-military exchange to provide 28 Comoran soldiers "best practices" in first aid.
A team of U.S. Army soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa recently concluded a month-long operation teamed with the Kenyan army to develop a counter-improvised-explosive-device training program for East African militaries.
Drawing on their own experiences and training, the three-man team partnered with soldiers from the Kenyan army to share information with four classes of service members from several East African nations including Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan, Comoros
CHOMONI, Comoros (January 29, 2011) - The children of Chomoni, Comoros, once had a broken building of a school with holes in the walls, corroded interiors and desks with jagged edges.
In the first week of 2011, the Joint Civil Affairs Team (JCAT) 101 from the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa undertook a project to rebuild the Chomoni Primary School for Children with the help of the townspeople.
“We have been expecting help from many people for a long time, but the Americ