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Air transportation specialists keep missions flowing in East Africa

9/28/2021
A U.S. loadmaster and aerial port operations specialist with the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron, guides cargo onto a C-130 Hercules on the flight line at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 22, 2021. Air transportation specialists with the 475th EABS coordinated shipment of food, medical supplies and equipment between Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and Camp Simba. Air transportation specialists manage military aircraft cargo and passengers, ensuring bases worldwide are equipped with necessary resources to continue mission operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)
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Air transportation specialists keep missions flowing in East Africa

9/28/2021
A C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft kicks up debris as it takes off from Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 22, 2021. Air transportation specialists with the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron coordinated shipment of food, medical supplies and equipment between Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and Camp Simba. Air transportation specialists manage military aircraft cargo and passengers, ensuring bases worldwide are equipped with necessary resources to continue mission operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)
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Air transportation specialists keep missions flowing in East Africa

9/27/2021
Air transportation specialists with the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron (EABS) load cargo onto a C-130 Hercules on the flight line at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 22, 2021. Air transportation specialists with the 475th EABS coordinated shipment of food, medical supplies and equipment between Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and Camp Simba. Air transportation specialists manage military aircraft cargo and passengers, ensuring bases worldwide are equipped with necessary resources to continue mission operations.
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Commanding General

9/21/2021
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Command Senior Enlisted Leader

9/21/2021
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Foreign Policy Advisor

9/21/2021
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Joint training sharpens Camp Simba medics’ skills

9/16/2021
U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Airmen from the Expeditionary Special Tactics Squadron Africa conduct joint training exercises with 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron (EABS) medical personnel 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.
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U.S. Soldiers conduct Live-Fire Training in Djibouti, Africa

9/16/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers with Task Force Iron Gray, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), conducted a live-fire training exercise at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 24, 2021. Live-fire exercises validate a platoon’s proficiency to take command and control through reinforcing concepts like supporting fire, base of fire and synchronization of fires. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, is a dynamic operational headquarters that ensures strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations and protects U.S. interests in East Africa in order to enhance regional stability and prosperity.
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Djibouti

9/16/2021
A French tank assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) is equipped with desert camoflauge while being used alongside U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Djibouti

9/16/2021
U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa executed maneuver and blackout operations as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa.
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa bound forward in silence and darkness while performing a desert night raid during blackout operations as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa lay apprehended opposition forces face-down while performing a desert night raid as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
U.S. and French service members fill the back of light medium tactical vehicle assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa as they embark into the desert at dawn to execute blackout operations as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa prepare to execute blackout operations as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa secure and search opposition forces while performing a desert night raid as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) drive lightweight tactical vehicles and a tank past U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa while preparing to embark into the desert to execute blackout operations as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) drive a tank past U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa while preparing to embark into the desert to execute blackout operations as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
A French Soldier assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) prepares a lightweight tactical vehicle before departing in a joint convoy into the desert to execute blackout operations with U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa walk among French tanks and lightweight tactical vehicles as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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U.S. service members attempt French Desert Commando Course in Africa

9/16/2021
A French Soldier assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) emerges from a tank while working alongside U.S. service members with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa as part of the French Desert Commando Course (FDCC) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Sept. 13, 2021. During FDCC, U.S. forces serve under a French battalion commander and are evaluated on mountain confidence, knot tying, night obstacle courses, aquatic obstacle courses and battle maneuver tactics. The U.S. and French regularly exchange expertise, ideas and tactics to become a more integrated combined force with the ability to respond to crises or threats in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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