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U.S. and Coalition forces participate in St. Michael's Day jump

10/15/2019
American, French, Djiboutian and Italian forces performed a static line jump near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 29th, 2019, in celebration of St. Michael the Archangel, the patron saint of paratroopers.
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Japanese-led NEO enhances interoperability among coalition and African partner nations

10/12/2019
Military members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) worked together with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) to share capabilities during an annual noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise held in Djibouti, Africa, Oct. 1-4.
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Task Force Warrior trains with 5th RIAOM Marines

9/17/2019
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and French Marines assigned to the 5th Overseas Intermarines Regiment (RIAOM) participated in a combatives exchange training at Djibouti Air Base, Djibouti, Sep. 2 and Sep. 3, 2019.
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CJTF-HOA service members participate in 9/11 remembrance ceremony

9/17/2019
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ) paid tribute to the first responders, and honored the memory of the 2,977 victims who lost their lives 18 years ago, during a ceremony held under the U.S. flag, flown at half staff, at CLDJ Sept. 11.
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CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general gauges progress in South Sudan

9/5/2019
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), visited U.S. government and South Sudanese officials in Juba, South Sudan, August 14-16 and met with leaders of the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF), United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Center for Disease Control (CDC), United Kingdom and U.S. Embassy Juba personnel, and South Sudanese government and opposition leaders t.
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CJTF-HOA Command Senior Enlisted Leader visits EARF during live-fire exercise

8/30/2019
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn Carns, command senior enlisted leader (CSEL), Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), visited U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF), deployed in support of CJTF-HOA, as they conducted a live-fire exercise at Arta Range, Djibouti, Aug. 26.
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Command Senior Enlisted Leader Blog: Forward March

8/19/2019
Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn Carns, command senior enlisted leader, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, discusses his key takeaways after attending the Africa Senior Enlisted Leader Conference in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
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CJTF-HOA supports multinational effort to save Djiboutian lives, land

8/16/2019
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) service members provided critical support in a multinational effort to combat a fire at the Douda landfill in Djibouti City, August 14. CJTF-HOA engineers worked alongside Camp Lemonnier, Djiboutian, French and Chinese firefighters to help contain the fire, which was low-level but widespread and encroaching dangerously close to a surrounding village and the civilian airport.
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CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general attends Burundi Senior Command, Staff College graduation ceremony

7/23/2019
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), visited Bujumbura, Burundi, July 18-20 to participate in the Burundi National Defence Force's (BNDF) Senior Command and Staff College (SCSC) graduation.
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CJTF-HOA, Aga Khan University Hospital explore future partnership

7/13/2019
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa service members performed an on-site survey and subject matter expert exchange at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, July 2-4.
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Task Force Warrior, Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force meet for combative training

7/13/2019
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers participated in a combatives exchange at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 1 and July 5.
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CJTF-HOA, Kamenge Military Hospital partner for Ebola prevention

6/28/2019
The 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion, CJTF-HOA, and military personnel and doctors from the Kamenge Military Hospital conducted an Ebola preparedness subject matter expert exchange as a precautionary measure for personnel near the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general visits United Kingdom for key leader engagements

6/21/2019
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited the Ministry of Defense, London, June 5, 2019, to participate in key leader engagements with Ministry of Defense intelligence and reconnaissance leadership.
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Fundamentals of Global Health, Engagement course offered for first time on African continent

6/21/2019
Service members from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa attended a Fundamentals of Global Health Engagement (FOGHE) course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 11-13.
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CJTF-HOA holds change of command ceremony

6/12/2019
Service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa welcomed their new commander during a ceremony, June 12. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James D. Craig, outgoing commander of CJTF-HOA, transferred responsibility to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael D. Turello. U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command, presided over the ceremony.
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CJTF-HOA, Japanese Soldiers hold tactical combat casualty care medical exchange

6/7/2019
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers participated in a tactical combat casualty care course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 27 and May 31, 2019.
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CJTF-HOA shares knowledge with Burundi Senior Command, Staff College

5/31/2019
Service members from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa participated in a subject matter expert exchange at the Senior Command and Staff College in Kinanira, Burundi, May 13-17, 2019.
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CJTF-HOA, U.S. Embassy celebrate Iftar in Djibouti

5/23/2019
Leaders from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and representatives from the U.S. Embassy Djibouti celebrated Iftar, the fast-breaking meal Muslims eat after sunset during Ramadan month, with Djiboutian partners in Obock, Djibouti, May 14, 2019.
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Seychelles, CJTF-HOA build partnership

5/21/2019
The East African island nation of Seychelles is a key partner with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, working towards increasing security and regional stability in the Indian Ocean.
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CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general visits Rwanda during 25th Anniversary of genocide

5/14/2019
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited Kigali, Rwanda, May 6-8, as part of a familiarization visit to countries within CJTF-HOA’s combined joint operations area.
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