CJTF-HOA completes support of USAID-led Cyclone Idai relief efforts in Mozambique

Service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircrew members assigned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, return to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, April 12, 2019, after supporting Cyclone Idai humanitarian relief efforts in Mozambique. CJTF-HOA personnel transported more than 782 metric tons of U.S. Government-provided humanitarian relief supplies to Cyclone-impacted areas in Mozambique. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
Service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircrew members assigned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, return to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, April 12, 2019, after supporting Cyclone Idai humanitarian relief efforts in Mozambique. CJTF-HOA personnel transported more than 782 metric tons of U.S. Government-provided humanitarian relief supplies to Cyclone-impacted areas in Mozambique. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shawn Nickel)
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