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CJTF-HOA Change of Command

5/27/2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Zana relinquishes command to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jami Shawley at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity.
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CJTF-HOA Promotes Mental Health Awareness Month, Connects Behavioral Health & Wellness with its Lines of Effort

5/27/2022
During Mental Health Awareness Month, Maj. Thomas Kadela, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) behavioral health officer, and Sgt. Malik Jones, CJTF-HOA behavioral health specialist, discuss the benefits of behavioral health and wellness at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 5, 2022.
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U.S., French Forces train for joint readiness

5/27/2022
U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), train with members of the French Foreign Legion at the French Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT) site, Djibouti, April 14, 2022. Members of CJTF-HOA regularly train with and work alongside Allies, partners and government organizations to achieve a unified effort to improve safety, security and prosperity in East Africa. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Jeff Clements)
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Are you strong enough?

5/27/2022
Since 2015, the French Forces stationed in Djibouti (FFDJ) have invited U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa to participate in the course. During the FDCC, the members are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses, and battle maneuver tactics as well as presented with physical challenges.
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Task Force Red Dragon Unit Ministry Team

5/27/2022
Virginia Army National Guard Chaplain, Capt. David Porter, assigned to Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) discusses the Unit Ministry Team's role during their deployment to the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Army National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Jeff Clements)
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French, U.S. Soldiers open new urban training complex in Djibouti

5/27/2022
U.S. National Guard Soldiers assigned to Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and members of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment with the French Forces in Djibouti (FFDJ), participate in the opening of a new “combat village,” or Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT) site, with a small-scale, joint training exercise at the French Base, Djibouti, March 22, 2022. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allied and partner nations, coalition forces and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa.
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U.S. military strengthens partnerships in Djibouti

5/27/2022
U.S. Army Maj. Celeste Singletary, 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion public health officer, and U.S. Army Maj. Monte Bower, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa chaplain, reflect on their recent visit to Caritas, a local orphanage, at Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti, March 7, 2022. The 403rd CAB supports CJTF - HOA by specializing in strengthening partnerships throughout East Africa. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Mario Calabro)
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Partner nations, Red Dragons conduct joint reflexive-fire training exercise

5/27/2022
Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to A Company, 3-116th Infantry Battalion, Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, conduct reflexive-fire training with partner nations at Arta Range, Djibouti, Feb. 15, 2022. U.S. and Italian service members cross-trained on weapon systems and conducted reflexive-fire and movement drills. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allies, partners, intergovernmental organizations and interagencies to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Blake Wiles)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/23/2022
Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Pavlicek, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit – 3 Detachment director of the microbiology laboratory at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, works on the preparation and maintenance of the laboratory tests and media needed to be ready to identify any pathogen that might be infecting our service members. Pavlicek is the sole microbiologist serving at CLDJ and provides critical support to Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti, and U.S. military members across East Africa. She also supports the Djiboutian Ministry of Health. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kiersten Breunig)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/23/2022
Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Pavlicek, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit – 3 Detachment director of the microbiology laboratory at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, inspects samples of camel blood collected by the Djiboutian Ministry of Agriculture. These samples are then tested for various pathogens in a collaborative effort to identify any future disease outbreak concerns that could impact Camp Lemonnier. Pavlicek is the sole microbiologist serving at CLDJ and provides critical support to Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti, and U.S. military members across East Africa. She also supports the Djiboutian Ministry of Health. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kiersten Breunig)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/23/2022
Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Pavlicek, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit – 3 Detachment director of the microbiology laboratory at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), tests respiratory specimens for a wide variety of pathogens as a part of the CLDJ disease surveillance program. Pavlicek is the sole microbiologist serving at CLDJ and provides critical support to Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti, and U.S. military members across East Africa. She also supports the Djiboutian Ministry of Health. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kiersten Breunig)
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US Military tracks, fights pathogens in East Africa

5/23/2022
COVID-19 reminded the world of the danger unknown pathogens can present to the world, as the disease swept across the globe, shutting down entire societies in the early days of the pandemic. For many of us, pathogens are not a common consideration, or at least not at the microscopic level. There are however a select few people and organizations dedicated to identifying, observing, and analyzing this very topic. Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Pavlicek, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. – 3 (NAMRU-3) director of the microbiology laboratory at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, is one of those people.
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jami Shawley, commander of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, delivers comments during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), transfers command of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jami Shawley, incoming commander of CJTF-HOA, during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), transfers command of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jami Shawley, incoming commander of CJTF-HOA, during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Zana, outgoing commander of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), delivers final comments during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Zana, outgoing commander of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), delivers final comments during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Zana, outgoing commander of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), delivers final comments during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), delivers comments during the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

5/16/2022
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), delivers comments during the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 14, 2022. As a dynamic, joint and multinational operational headquarters, CJTF-HOA ensures a strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations, protects U.S. lives and enables the countering of violent extremist organizations throughout East Africa in order to enhance stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lynette M. Rolen)
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