The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.
Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.
U.S. Navy Capt. Leonard Lyon, commander of Naval Expeditionary Task Force Europe and Africa (CTF 68) meets with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa during a visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 15, 2017. CTF 68 conducts explosive ordnance disposal, naval construction, diving and salvage, hydrographic survey, expeditionary intelligence and theater security support in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
Her Majesty's Ambassador Susanna Moorehead, British ambassador to Ethiopia and Djibouti and Sir Nicholas Kay, U.K. special envoy to the Horn of Africa meet with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Commanding General Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag at Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2017.
Deputy command chaplain for U.S. Africa Command engages with key leaders and local practitioners of the Islamic faith during a week-long temporary duty assignment to Djibouti, Africa to take part in USAFRICOM’s Cutlass Express 2017 exercise.