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Civil affairs, entomologist set mosquito traps at CADJ

12/2/2020
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. James Harwood, Medical Entomologist and Head of the Vector Biology Research Program at Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, collaborated with 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion to provide entomology training, supplies, and equipment to the Flight and Operational Medical Aid Station at Chabelley Airfield, Nov. 24, 2020.
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760th EVCC Place New Vehicle Targets

11/24/2020
The 760th Vertical Engineer Construction Company, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), hauled vehicles to become vehicle targets to enhance training for the U.S., French and Djiboutian militaries at a training range, Nov. 13, 2020, at Arta, Djibouti, Nov. 13, 2020.
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Civil Affairs East Africa supports Djibouti’s fight against COVID-19

11/24/2020
The Civil Affairs East Africa Team, in support of Combined Joint Task Force--Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), delivered personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Office National Assistance to Refugees and Disaster in Djibouti City.
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USO delivers 3 millionth USO care package

11/17/2020
The USO at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti had the opportunity to deliver the 3 millionth USO care package in East Africa, Nov. 11, 2020.
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U.S. Service Members Participate in the Denzel Challenge

11/17/2020
U.S. Army Soldiers participiate in the Denzel Challenge, Oct. 29, 2020, at Base Aérienne 188 (French Air Force Base), Djibouti. Representatives from France, Spain, the United States and Germany participated in the event.
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CJTF-HOA British Army Personnel Celebrate Remembrance Sunday

11/11/2020
Remembrance Day Ceremonies across the United Kingdom have been different this year because of COVID restrictions. However, members of the British Army embedded at Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) were able to participate in an Act of Remembrance on Sunday Nov. 8, 2020 at the New European Cemetery, in Djibouti City, Djibouti.
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Maryland Mayor makes mark on East Africa

11/5/2020
At the young age of seven, U.S. Army Capt. Jake Day remembers wanting to be the Mayor of his hometown of Salisbury, Maryland.
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Award Winning Doctoral Student Makes a Difference at CJTF-HOA

11/4/2020
When U.S. Air Force Maj. Bakary Jallow, Environmental and Public Health Officer, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), was just eight-years-old and living in The Gambia, Africa, he watched his then four-year-old sister fight Malaria, a disease which kills millions of people every year. Eventually it spread to her brain causing her to develop Epilepsy, which causes her to have seizures.
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CJTF-HOA CG visits CADJ

11/3/2020
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Petty Officer Alex Hebert, command senior enlisted leader, CJTF-HOA visited Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, Oct. 31, 2020.
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SFAB trains BIR soldiers

10/30/2020
Soldiers assigned to Task Force Bayonet and the Security Forces Assistance Brigade (SFAB) in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), train soldiers from the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) Bataillon d'intervention rapide (BIR), at the BIR compound, Oct. 21, 2020.
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CJTF-HOA JAG trains BIR soldiers

10/28/2020
Recently, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Staff Judge Advocate office stepped in to provide critical training to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) Bataillon d’intervention rapide (BIR), on behalf of the Defense Institute for International Legal Studies (DIILS).
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Deployed Airman takes next STEP in career

10/23/2020
An Airman deployed to the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) received a surprise Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP) promotion to the rank of technical sergeant in a ceremony at the command’s headquarters, Oct. 22, 2020, on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
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CJTF-HOA Commanding General visiting EARF

10/21/2020
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), met with Soldiers from the East Africa Response Force (EARF) during a visit to the EARF headquarters at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct.19, 2020.
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New staff arrives at CJTF-HOA

10/12/2020
Nearly 200 Soldiers from the 196th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Army National Guard became the new headquarters staff after arriving at Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Sept. 25, 2020.
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AFRICOM J-3 visits East Africa

10/2/2020
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel K. Tyler, J-3 operations and cyber director, U.S. Arica Command, visited Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 27, 2020. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support.
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CJTF-HOA Foreign Liaison Officers visit the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion

10/2/2020
While deployed to CJTF-HOA, the Foreign Liaison Officers help facilitate exercises, information exchanges, training opportunities and key leadership engagements.
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East Africa Response Force conducts Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise

10/2/2020
U.S. Army Soldiers from Charlie Troop, 2-106 Cavalry, Task Force Bayonet, deployed with the East Africa Response Force (EARF) in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), participated in an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise (EDRE) at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), Sep. 25, 2020.
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CJTF-HOA leaders attend Djiboutian National Assembly

10/2/2020
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Damian T. Donahoe, deputy commanding general, CJTF-HOA, attend the Solemn Opening Session of the National Assembly, in Djibouti, Africa, Oct. 1, 2020. The U.S. military and the country of Djibouti have been close strategic partners since 2002.
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760th EVCC assist RIB with range improvements

9/29/2020
U.S Army Engineers from the 760th Engineer Vertical Construction Company (EVCC), assisted the Djiboutian National Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB), with improving their existing training range, Sept. 16, 2020, near Ali Oune, Djibouti. The newly improved range will better prepare the RIB to train their Soldiers in a wider variety of operations.
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An Emerging Frontier: Task Force Bayonet Soldiers train in electronic warfare

9/27/2020
Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment conduct Unmanned Aircraft Systems training at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
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