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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/27/2021
U.S. medical service members place a HEMOCOOL Freezer System containing Moderna COVID-19 vaccines in a vehicle for transportation to Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 19, 2021. The vaccines were delivered as part of a joint effort between Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, U.S. Naval Forces Africa and U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command under the direction of the U.S. Africa Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/27/2021
U.S. loadmasters assigned to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, remove a HEMOCOOL Freezer System containing Moderna COVID-19 vaccines from a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft on the flight line at Camp Simba, Kenya, Aug. 19, 2021. The HEMOCOOL Freezer System maintained the temperature of the vaccines between 2 degrees Celsius and 8 degrees Celsius for preservation. COVID-19 vaccines were provided as a joint effort between the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, U.S. Naval Forces Africa and U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command under the direction of the U.S. Africa Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dwane R. Young)
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U.S. military medical teams work to reach full vaccination goals in East Africa

8/27/2021
U.S. Army medical personnel with Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) traveled to Camp Simba, Kenya, to administer COVID-19 vaccines in accordance with Department of Defense policy and guidance to help reduce the burden of COVID-19 in high-risk populations and simultaneously mitigate risk to military operations.
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Task Force Iron Gray conducts joint combined arms live-fire with French forces

8/25/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to various companies from Task Force Iron Gray, in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) participated in a joint combined arms live-fire training exercise at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. This joint training exercise allowed both French and U.S. forces to work together to build regional cooperation and improve each nation's fighting force.(Video by U.S Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Dyer, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Amanda Stock and U.S. Army Pfc. Gauret Stearns)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/18/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers with 1-102nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Task Force Iron Gray, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), fire 120mm mortars during a joint combined arms live-fire training exercise with French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. This joint training exercise allowed both French and U.S. forces to work together to build regional cooperation and improve each nation's fighting force. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allied and partner nations, coalition forces, and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Pfc. Gauret Stearns)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/18/2021
French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) prepare mortar shells during a joint combined arms live-fire training exercise with U.S. Army Soldiers from 1-102nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Task Force Iron Gray, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. This joint training exercise allowed both French and U.S. forces to work together to build regional cooperation and improve each nation's fighting force. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allied and partner nations, coalition forces, and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Pfc. Gauret Stearns)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/18/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers with 1-102nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Task Force Iron Gray, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), fire 120mm mortars during a joint combined arms live-fire training exercise with French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. This joint training exercise allowed both French and U.S. forces to work together to build regional cooperation and improve each nation's fighting force. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allied and partner nations, coalition forces, and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Pfc. Gauret Stearns)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/18/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to various companies from Task Force Iron Gray, in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) participated in a joint combined arms live-fire training exercise at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. This joint training exercise allowed both French and U.S. forces to work together to build regional cooperation and improve each nation's fighting force. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allied and partner nations, coalition forces, and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stock)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/18/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to various companies from Task Force Iron Gray, in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) participated in a joint combined arms live-fire training exercise at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. This joint training exercise allowed both French and U.S. forces to work together to build regional cooperation and improve each nation's fighting force. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allied and partner nations, coalition forces, and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stock)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/18/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to various companies from Task Force Iron Gray, in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) participated in a joint combined arms live-fire training exercise at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. This joint training exercise allowed both French and U.S. forces to work together to build regional cooperation and improve each nation's fighting force. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, regularly trains with and works alongside allied and partner nations, coalition forces, and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort in East Africa. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Stock)
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U.S., French forces conduct joint combined arms live-fire exercise in Djibouti

8/18/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to various companies from Task Force Iron Gray, in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) participated in a joint combined arms live-fire exercise at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021.
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
U.S. Army Capt. Jessica Campion, registered nurse, Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa, hands out school supplies and toys to teachers with the Association des Femmes de We’a after conducting an oral hygiene class in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
A Djiboutian schoolgirl holds a bag with dental hygiene products provided by U.S. Army Soldiers with the Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa as part of an oral hygiene class hosted in partnership with the Association des Femmes de We’a in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
Children and teachers with the Association des Femmes de We’a and U.S. Army Soldiers with the Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa display their new dental supplies after completing an oral hygiene class in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
Djiboutian girls lean in to pay attention to an oral hygiene class led by U.S. Army Soldiers with the Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa, and hosted in partnership with the Association des Femmes de We’a in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
Djiboutian schoolchildren answer questions while attending an oral hygiene class led by U.S. Army Soldiers with Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa and hosted in partnership with the Association des Femmes de We’a in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
U.S. Army Sgt. Stovall Volanta, dental hygienist, Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa, teaches a Djiboutian girl how to brush teeth during an oral hygiene class hosted in partnership with the Association des Femmes de We’a in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
U.S. Army Sgt. Stovall Volanta, dental hygienist, Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa, teaches a Djiboutian girl how to brush teeth during an oral hygiene class hosted in partnership with the Association des Femmes de We’a in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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Combined Joint Task Force - Horn

8/16/2021
A Djiboutian schoolchild practices brushing teeth while attending an oral hygiene class led by U.S. Army Soldiers with the Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa, and hosted in partnership with the Association des Femmes de We’a in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021. The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations. These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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All Smiles: Civil Affairs Soldiers teach oral hygiene class in Djibouti

8/16/2021
On Aug. 11, 2021, U.S. Army Sgt. Stovall Volanta, a dental hygienist with the functional specialty team, and her team partnered with teachers with the Association des Femmes de We’a to conduct an oral hygiene class for Djiboutian schoolchildren. The class is part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships.
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