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Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (May 14, 2015) U.S. Navy Seabees of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 14 pose with the U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Tom Kelly and Chief of Djibouti Defense Forces Maj. Gen. Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim at an awards ceremony for the U.S. Army-led Counter Terrorism Logistics and Engineering training evolution. NMCB-14 Detachment HOA is assigned to Camp Lemonnier in support of Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Johnson)
Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (May 14, 2015) U.S. Navy Seabees of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 14 pose with the U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Tom Kelly and Chief of Djibouti Defense Forces Maj. Gen. Zakaria Cheikh Ibrahim at an awards ceremony for the U.S. Army-led Counter Terrorism Logistics and Engineering training evolution. NMCB-14 Detachment HOA is assigned to Camp Lemonnier in support of Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Douglas Johnson)
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U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

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.

State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

U.S. Embassy representatives from eight East African nations joined military leaders from U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier Jan. 24, for the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference.

Seabees Drive Equipment Training in Djibouti

Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti – U.S. Navy Seabees of Combined Task Unit (CTU) 68.2.1, comprised of members from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB) 14 and 11, Detachment Horn of Africa, participated in a U.S. Army-led Counterterrorism Logistics and Engineering training evolution with the Forces Armee Djiboutienne (FAD) Construction Engineer Unit from February to May 2015. The evolution was designed to build partnerships between coalition forces and the FAD, while increasing the FAD’s ability to support counterterrorism operations, defend local borders, and conduct resupply missions to Somalia.

U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

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.

AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

The African Union Mission in Somalia’s capabilities to provide security in Somalia were recently strengthened when U.S. military members of U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa delivered nearly 20 vehicles and two storage containers to the Uganda People’s Defence Force here, Sept. 25.