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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

10/15/2021
The Secretary General for the Minister of Labor in charge of Formalization and Social Protection speaks at the celebration of the 3-month U.S.-led English Discussion Group at the National Institute of Public Administration training center in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Oct. 13, 2021. Twenty-five Djiboutians completed the course which aimed to increase the participants' confidence and competency in the English language to further business opportunities for all of Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

10/15/2021
Charmarke Idriss Ali, Director of the National Institute of Public Administration, and other Djiboutian officials speak with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Zana, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commander, about the successes of the U.S.-led English Discussion Group at the National Institute of Public Administration training center in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Oct. 13, 2021. Twenty-five Djiboutians completed the course which aimed to increase the participants' confidence and competency in the English language to further business opportunities for all of Djibouti. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. Discussion Groups strengthen English language skills in Djibouti

10/15/2021
After three months of guided conversation, 25 participants completed the latest U.S.-led English Discussion Group (EDG), and attended a culmination celebration at the National Institute of Public Administration training center in Djibouti, Oct. 13, 2021. The conversations are designed to increase the participants' confidence and competency in the English language to help them in their professional lives.
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
A member of the Djiboutian Coast Guard wears a souvenir patch given to her for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendarmerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Zana, commander, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), speaks to a room of woman leaders during the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, CJTF-HOA hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendarmerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
A member of the Djiboutian Coast Guard speaks with a U.S. Army Soldier during the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendarmerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
More than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
Kenyan Army Lt. Col. Irene Machangoh, foreign liaison officer to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), listens to a panel of leaders share their experiences during the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, CJTF-HOA hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendarmerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
More than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
A member of the Djibouti Republican Guard takes notes the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendarmerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
U.S. Army Capt. Cassandra Day, deputy surgeon, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), hands a souvenir patch and meal ticket to a Gendarmerie member during in-processing for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, CJTF-HOA hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendarmerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
More than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
Women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard join U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
A member of the Djibouti Republican Guard asks a question to a panel of leaders at the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The panel included Andrea Tomaszewicz, deputy chief of mission, U.S. Embassy, Djibouti; U.S. Army Col. Timothy MacDonald, operations director, CJTF-HOA; Lt. j.g. Hitomi Sato, medical doctor, Japan Self-Defense Force Base; and Lt. Col. Abdirohman Ali Habone, Djibouti Republican Guard. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
More than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

9/30/2021
Lt. Col. Abdirohman Ali Habone, Djibouti Republican Guard, shares her personal experiences serving in the military as a panelist for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security. The Women, Peace and Security initiative seeks to highlight the value of diversity and promotes women's meaningful participation across the development, management and employment in armed forces. The initiative aims to work with partner nations to see women meaningfully participate in serving all ranks, and in all occupations in defense and security sectors. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring women and girls around the world are safe and secure, and that their human rights are protected, especially during conflict and crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Lisa Crawford)
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

9/30/2021
More than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa's inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021.
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Joint training sharpens Camp Simba medics’ skills

9/28/2021
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. John Perez, a medic with the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron (EABS), practices loading a litter during joint training exercises with U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airmen from the Expeditionary Special Tactics Squadron Africa at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 24, 2021. The 475th EABS medics received tactical vehicle training and practiced life-saving tactical combat casualty care techniques. Special Tactics Airmen and medics respond to medical emergencies worldwide, including deployed environments where immediate treatment and evacuation of patients is critical for survivability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)
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Joint training sharpens Camp Simba medics’ skills

9/28/2021
U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airman from the Expeditionary Special Tactics Squadron Africa instructs U.S. Army Spc. Hailey Tompkins, a medic with the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron (EABS), during joint training exercises at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 28, 2021. The 475th EABS medics received tactical vehicle training and practiced life-saving tactical combat casualty care techniques. Special Tactics Airmen and medics respond to medical emergencies worldwide, including deployed environments where immediate treatment and evacuation of patients is critical for survivability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)
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Joint training sharpens Camp Simba medics’ skills

9/28/2021
A U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airman from the Expeditionary Special Tactics Squadron Africa instructs a U.S. Army medic with the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron (EABS) during joint training exercises at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 28, 2021. The 475th EABS medics received tactical vehicle training and practiced life-saving tactical combat casualty care techniques. Special Tactics Airmen and medics respond to medical emergencies worldwide, including deployed environments where immediate treatment and evacuation of patients is critical for survivability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)
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