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.
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner took responsibility as the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa command senior enlisted leader from U.S. Marines Corps Sgt. Maj. Gary Smith during a ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 1, 2013.
Skinner says she is honored to take the reins from such an "amazing leader as Sgt. Maj. Smith."
"His footprint is going to be in the sands of Djibouti and the HOA for years to come because of the impact he has made on Combined Joint Tas
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti, Dec 24, 2010 —
Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Mark S. Ripka, U.S. Africa Command's (U.S. AFRICOM) senior enlisted leader, personally recognized several Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 74 during a visit to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti December 20-24.
Ripka met with many sailors, soldiers, airmen and Marines attached to Combined Joint Task Force (CJTF)-HOA during his trip, including the Seabees of NMCB 74. “I always make time
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.
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.