CJTF-HOA hosts Iftar dinner

CJTF-HOA leadership joined their FAD counterparts for an Iftar dinner at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 29, 2015. The Iftar is the evening meal when Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset.

By Senior Airman Nesha Humes Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Djibouti, Africa Jul 03, 2015
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Photo 1 of 5: From left, Joseph Joy and Ratheesh Ravai, Kempinski Hotel pastry chefs, prepare to place a cake of dates on display for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s Iftar dinner, June 29, 2015. CJTF-HOA hosts an annual Iftar, the fast-breaking meal during the Muslim religious observance of Ramadan, to honor partner nations. Dates are traditionally eaten first to break the fast. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)
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5 photos: CJTF-HOA hosts Iftar dinner for FAD members
Photo 2 of 5: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Stammer, right, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Commander and Gen. Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim, Djiboutian Armed Forces Chief of Defense, talk during an Iftar dinner at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 29, 2015. CJTF-HOA has hosted an annual, fast-breaking Iftar dinner to honor its partner nation’s Ramadan since 2006. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)
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Photo 3 of 5: Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s Iftar dinner attendees pose for a group photo at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 29, 2015. CJTF-HOA, Camp Lemonnier, and U.S. Embassy leaders gathered together with Djiboutian military leaders and their families in honor of Ramadan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)
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Photo 4 of 5: Kempinski Hotel caterers set up for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s Iftar dinner in Djibouti, June 29, 2015. Iftar is the fast-breaking meal during the Muslim religious observance of Ramadan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)
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Photo 5 of 5: U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. William P. West, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa deputy commander, greets Iftar dinner guests at the Kempinski Hotel, Djibouti, June 29, 2015. Since 2006, CJTF-HOA, Camp Lemonnier, and U.S. Embassy leaders have gathered with Djiboutian military leaders and their families for the annual celebration of the month-long Ramadan fasting. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nesha Humes)
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