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DJIBOUTI - Mauritius Army Major Rassen Mardaymootoo (right) poses questions to French Navy Lieutenant LooÃc Boyer, 2nd anti-submarine warfare officer, inside a passageway of the French frigate warship Dupleix (D 641) at Djibouti's Port in the Gulf of Aden August 14, 2010. Mardaymootoo and other foreign military service members are coalition officers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. The French naval ship is on a five-month deployment in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean supporting missions for Enduring Freedom and anti-piracy operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Foos)
DJIBOUTI - Mauritius Army Major Rassen Mardaymootoo (right) poses questions to French Navy Lieutenant LooÃc Boyer, 2nd anti-submarine warfare officer, inside a passageway of the French frigate warship Dupleix (D 641) at Djibouti's Port in the Gulf of Aden August 14, 2010. Mardaymootoo and other foreign military service members are coalition officers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, Djibouti. The French naval ship is on a five-month deployment in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean supporting missions for Enduring Freedom and anti-piracy operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Foos)
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Seabees lend a hand

Members of U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa assist members of the Djiboutian Armed Forces during the construction of modular shelter systems in and around Djibouti City, Feb. 27, 2017. The six military grade shelter systems were donated by Alaska Structures through the Global Action Coalition for use as schools, clinics, and centers for cottage industry to promote the health, education and economic stability of the Djiboutian people.

Services join to protect maritime assets

In recent history, the waters off the coast of East Africa have been dangerous for maritime operations and travel because of the prevalence of piracy in the area. Though much of the threat has been eliminated by diligent efforts of NATO forces in the area, there is still a viable threat to ships bringing vital supplies into Djibouti.

Members of the U.S. Navy, Army and Coast Guard stationed at Camp Lemonnier work in tandem with the Djibouti Coast Guard and Navy to provide security to

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.

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.

CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) Functional Specialty Group (FXSP) veterinarians spayed, dewormed and immunized the cats of Caritas Djibouti here, Aug 30.