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Ugandan Wildlife Authority, CJTF-HOA partner for advanced leadership course

3/13/2020
KAMPALA, Uganda—U.S. Army Soldiers conducted a Pilot Senior Leader Program (PSLP) with the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) focused on the knowledge and skills needed for mentoring, managing and training junior rangers.
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CJTF-HOA slings loads of sling load knowledge to its members

3/3/2020
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CJTF-HOA’s 411th CA, RDF assess health practices at Rwandan border posts

3/2/2020
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) recently returned from Rwanda after partnering with the Rwandan Defense Force and several other organizations to learn how the nation secures its borders against the transmission of disease from other countries.
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U.S. provides Defender patrol boats to Djiboutian Navy

2/27/2020
Four Defender patrol boats arrived in port at Djibouti City, Djibouti, in two shipments in late February as part of a train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the Djiboutian military. The 27-foot boats were delivered to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) on February 22 for use by the Djiboutian Navy.
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CJTF-HOA’s 411th CA, Rwanda partner for veterinary ‘One Health’ Assessment

2/27/2020
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s 411th Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team (CA FXST) recently returned from an assessment of the veterinary services and capabilities found in Rwanda.
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2020 National Day in Djibouti

2/19/2020
The U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, hosted the annual National Day celebration at his residence in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the celebration.
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411th CA veterinarians host seminar for Djiboutian veterinarians and sanitary inspectors

2/18/2020
A team of two veterinarians and a veterinarian technician from the 411th Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team (CA FXST) hosted the first in a series of monthly seminars this year in Djibouti City, Jan. 29 and 30. More than a dozen participants received information on various topics ranging from food handling safety to bacteriology. The target audience of the training included veterinarians and sanitary inspectors from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Djibouti, Veterinary Services Division.
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JLOC responsible for CJTF-HOA’s logistical movement needs

2/5/2020
With a land area that covers roughly the same size as the Eastern U.S. seaboard, getting people and equipment where they need to be within the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s (CJTF-HOA) area of responsibility can be a challenge. Ensuring that challenge is met is the six-member team at the CJTF-HOA Joint Logistics Operations Center (JLOC), which oversees the majority of air, sea and surface passenger and cargo movement for the command.
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United States delivers MD-530F helicopters to Kenya Defense Force

1/24/2020
The United States' delivery of six helicopters to the Kenya Defense Force demonstrates the importance of its partnership with Kenya and its commitment to providing relevant and timely training and equipment to bolster the KDF capabilities.
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CJTF-HOA members conquer Grand Bara Race

1/17/2020
Around 200 service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier proved their strength by competing in the 2020 Grand Bara Race, January 15th in the Grand Bara Desert, Djibouti.
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United States delivers HMMWVs to armed forces of Djibouti

1/12/2020
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti-- The United States delivered 54 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, known as the Humvee, to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) for use by its Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) as part of a $31 million train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. government and the Djiboutian military.
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Rapid Intervention Battalion change of command

12/3/2019
Djiboutian army Maj. Mohamed Assowen assumed command of the Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) during a change of command near Djibouti City, Djibouti, Oct. 31, 2019. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specified tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army.
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CJTF-HOA commanding general visits Atalanta flagship

10/25/2019
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael D. Turello, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited with leaders of Operation Atalanta on board ITS Antonio Marceglia, outside Djibouti City, Djibouti, Oct. 21, 2019.
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UWA Rangers Graduate Civil Affairs CIT Course

10/22/2019
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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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