AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, U.S. Arica Command, visited Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 27, 2020. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support.

By Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti Oct 02, 2020
9 photos: AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa
Photo 1 of 9: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, speaks with soldiers from the Djiboutian National Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) after watching a live-fire exercise Sept. 28, 2020. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specific tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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9 photos: AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa
Photo 2 of 9: U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Nicholas Wabeke, 776th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron commander, gives U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, a tour of Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, Sept. 28, 2020. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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Photo 3 of 9: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, takes notes while talking to Djiboutian Col. Dahir Hassan Abadid, commander of Armored Regiment and Djiboutian Maj. Mohamed Assowen, commander of the Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) during his visit to East Africa, Sept. 28, 2020. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specific tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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9 photos: AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa
Photo 4 of 9: Andrea Tomaszewicz, U.S. Embassy Djibouti Deputy Chief of Mission and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), greet U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, U.S. Arica Command, after arriving at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 27, 2020. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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9 photos: AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa
Photo 5 of 9: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), greets U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, U.S. Arica Command, after arriving at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 27, 2020. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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Photo 6 of 9: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, speaks with U.S. Army Capt. Michael Hoemke, Security Forces commander at Chabelley Airfield, Sept. 28, 2020. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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9 photos: AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa
Photo 7 of 9: Djiboutian National Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) conducts a live-fire exercise in Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 28, 2020. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specific tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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9 photos: AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa
Photo 8 of 9: Andrea Tomaszewicz, U.S. Embassy Djibouti Deputy Chief of Mission and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), provide a CJTF-HOA mission brief to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, U.S. Arica Command, after arriving at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 27, 2020. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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9 photos: AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa
Photo 9 of 9: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, U.S. Arica Command meets with Djiboutian Col. Dahir Hassan Abadid, commander of Armored Regiment and Djiboutian Maj. Mohamed Assowen, commander of the Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) while watching a live-fire exercise conducted by the RIB, Sept. 28, 2020. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specific tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable)
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