Senior military leaders from Japan, Italy and the U.S. attended a Combined Joint Forces Senior Enlisted Leader Professional Development (CJFSELPD) course in Djibouti, June 8, 2016.
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. Army General William "Kip" Ward, commander, U.S. Africa Command, visited Camp Lemonnier, January 26, 2010, to send off the outgoing U.S. Navy core staff and speak with the 1st Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army National Guard.
"I wanted to come and show my appreciation to the departing staff," said Ward. "They've done exceptional work in moving ahead the mission of the task force, as well as combating (violent extremism) in this part of the region."
Approximately 200 multinational military members and civilians commemorated Memorial Day by participating in a classic CrossFit challenge here, May 27.
The U.S. Navy's Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE help keep Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and the local East African community progressing through their specialized skills.