Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

Maj. Jeffrey Leversedge, U.S. Personnel Recovery Coordination Center (PRCC) director, takes notes during a validation exercise at the Reintegration Facility at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 31, 2021. Camp Lemonnier is home to the only Phase 1 Reintegration Facility in Africa. After a recovery, rescued personnel are debriefed during the reintegration process to provide time sensitive information. The PRCC, in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), conducts personnel recovery and casualty evacuation for U.S. and joint partners in East Africa. The exercise displayed PRCC’s capabilities and tested their personnel recovery and casualty evacuation system for deficiencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)



By Senior Airman Dwane Young Combined Joint Task Force - Horn Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Nov 22, 2021
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