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Military Working Dog handlers practice Tactical Combat Casualty Care to save partners’ lives

1/13/2023
The Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) veterinary services led a Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) training with Navy security Military Working Dog (MWD) handlers at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 6, 2023.
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CJTF-HOA holds combat patching ceremony for 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Soldiers

1/7/2023
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) held a combat patching ceremony for Soldiers with the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB) at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on Dec. 30, 2022.
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New York Army National Guard unit hosts Norwegian Foot March in Horn of Africa

1/7/2023
Service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and multinational partners participated in a Norwegian Foot March at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 16, 2022.
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Djiboutian, French, US troops grow capabilities through Cyber Defense Engagement

12/28/2022
Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti - Members of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) joined the Djiboutian Armed Forces (FAD) and French Forces in Djibouti (FFDJ) to conduct a Cyber Defense Engagement at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Dec. 11 - 15, 2022.
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CJTF-HOA participates in exercise Bull Shark with foreign partners

12/16/2022
Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti - The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) joined Djiboutian and Spanish forces to conduct the combined joint interoperability exercise Bull Shark near Arta Range Dec. 3, 2022. Bull Shark is a biannual crisis response and personnel recovery exercise designed to test communication and interoperability between like-minded partners.
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International workshop drives humanitarian assistance best practices

12/7/2022
The Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), in coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and their Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA), hosted multinational military partners and civil authorities for a Humanitarian Operations Workshop (HOW) at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 29 - 30.
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Food Safety Course shares best practices, improves response to health threats in Djibouti

12/6/2022
The Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Navy Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) and Civil Affairs - East Africa (CAEA) led a food safety course with the Djiboutian Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in Djibouti City, Nov. 28 - 30.
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Camp Lemonnier hosts semiannual Djiboutian crafts bazaar

11/23/2022
U.S. service members and base personnel attended a Djiboutian crafts bazaar featuring cultural art and craftwork from local vendors and artisans Nov. 19, 2022, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
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Tropical medicine course brings together allied, U.S. medical professionals in Djibouti

11/15/2022
The Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) surgeon cell hosted multinational partners and other U.S. military medical professionals during a Military Tropical Medicine Course (MTMC) Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2022.
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Djibouti, U.S. celebrate Partner Appreciation Day

11/15/2022
Coalition and joint service members from the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) participated in a Partner Appreciation Day (PAD) event Nov. 10, 2022, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
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404th MEB transfers responsibility of CJTF-HOA mission to 157th MEB

11/14/2022
The Illinois Army National Guard’s 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB) transferred responsibility of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) headquarters staff mission to the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 157th MEB on Nov. 5, 2022, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
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CJTF-HOA commanding general joins her Kenyan partners, U.S. service members for Norwegian Foot March

10/17/2022
For the first time, our Kenyan partners and U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) came together to participate in the Cooperative Security Location-Manda Bay Kenya Norwegian Foot March, near Camp Simba, Kenya, July 23, 2022.
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CJTF-HOA, partners build school library in Djibouti

10/13/2022
Members of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), the United States Embassy Djibouti, and international partners and allies celebrated the opening of a Library at the Balbala 7 School, Djibouti, Oct. 4, 2022.
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Be There: A service member’s journey overcoming suicide

9/29/2022
Although it is near the end of September, Suicide Prevention Month, it is important to keep awareness strong about suicide and to be there for fellow service members, family and friends throughout the year. The following transcription is an interview with Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) public affairs directorate and a Soldier who survived a suicide attempt and who is now supporting the CJTF-HOA mission.
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From Red Dragon to Wolfhound: National Guard infantry units support East Africa Mission

9/22/2022
The Virginia Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, turned over control of an East Africa security mission to the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, during a transfer-of-authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 19.
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Task Force Red Dragon conducts live-fire exercise with French Forces in Djibouti

9/9/2022
Task Force Red Dragon, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), conducted a Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise (CALFEX) with French Forces in Djibouti near Arta, Djibouti, Aug. 22, 2022.
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Djibouti, U.S. media members exchange knowledge

9/8/2022
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and Camp Lemonnier Public Affairs Directorates conducted a knowledge exchange from Aug. 29-31, 2022, with Djib-Live TV, RTD: Téĺé Djibouti, Agence Djiboutienne d'Information - ADI, and Journal La Nation, in coordination with U.S. Embassy Djibouti and Ministère de la Communication, chargé des Postes et des Télécommunications.
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Gen. Langley visits Horn of Africa

9/2/2022
The commander of U.S. Africa Command conducted his first visit to Africa as the combatant commander Aug. 28-31, 2022.
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U.S. donates 24 armored vehicles to support allied troops in Somalia

8/17/2022
Mogadishu, Somalia - U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jami Shawley, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), visited foreign partners in Mogadishu, Somalia, Aug. 3, 2022, to hand over 24 Armored Personnel Carriers (APC) to the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) at the ATMIS Headquarters.
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Civil Affairs veterinarian participates in Exercise Shared Accord 22' in South Africa

8/12/2022
More than 75% of people in Africa rely on agriculture for their livelihood. Most of this is made up of livestock such as chickens, cattle, goats, sheep, camels and donkeys. Without proper medical care, many of these animals will suffer from treatable diseases. The same can be said for domestic animals such as dogs and cats. For military veterinarians in Africa, part of their mission is to assist the local populace with the health of their animals and protect the public health from diseases that can be transmitted to humans. U.S. Army Maj. Sage Umphries, a veterinarian assigned to the 353rd Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, recently participated in Exercise Shared Accord 2022, a joint and bilateral training exercise that took place in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province July 11-27, 2022.
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