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Lane by Lane: 13 earn Expert Infantry Badge
April 27, 2015
For U.S. Army infantrymen, earning the Expert Infantryman Badge is a critical step in their profession of arms. With it, they demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of their tools and the skills necessary to apply them.
Expert Infantry Badge
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Civilians on the battlefield: U.S., Djiboutian military holds conference on civil military operations
April 22, 2015
With a topic inspired by current events, the U.S. Army’s 404th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) and the Djibouti armed forces have partnered together to host the first Geo-Strategy Conference at the Joint Military Academy of Arta (AMIA) entitled, “Civilians on the Battlefield: The Consequences of Armed Conflict on Civilians in East Africa from 1990-2015,” April 20, 2015.
Arta Interservices Military Academy
Joint Military Academy
Transition through Leadership
April 22, 2015
Leaders come and go, but the Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines will always stay the same. They are a dedicated and honorable force to be reckoned with who will follow a great leader anywhere.
CJTF-HOA holds JIIM event
April 21, 2015
U.S. Africa Command hosted an East Africa Joint Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational conference at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti on April 14, 2015.
CJTF-HOA welcomes new commanding general
April 15, 2015
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark R. Stammer assumed command of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby, Jr., during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti on April 14, 2015. U.S. Army General David Rodriguez, commanding general for U.S. Africa Command, presided over the ceremony.
Change of Command
A Chaplain shares the Aloha spirit
April 16, 2015
“Aloha” is a word that means hello and goodbye in Hawaiian. For U.S. Army Chaplain Maj. Lawrence Allison, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Religious Affairs deputy director, this simple word means more than just that.
Horn of Africa Senior Leaders Summit
April 12, 2015
To run an effective organization, “perfect” leadership can be the key to growing trust and guidance with those you lead. Having a “perfect” leadership style, “I will be there for you and you will be there for me”. Within any organization, “perfect” leadership helps to build a Profession of Arms ingrained with trust and duty to your people and country.
CJTF-HOA Soldiers, Gendarmerie share Best Practices
April 9, 2015
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa 404th and 407th Civil Affairs Battalions have joined forces with the 1st Battalion, 77th Armored Regiment and the Djiboutian Gendarmerie, to hold a two-day training event and share medical treatment best practices in Cheik Moussa, Djibouti, Apr. 5, 2015.
407th Civil Affairs Battalion
Grigsby leaves Legacy at CJTF-HOA
April 8, 2015
Former U.S. Army General Douglas McArthur once said, “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.” For more than a year, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa has been privileged to be guided by such a true leader.
Senior Enlisted Leader
CJTF-HOA Logistics Conference builds International Relationships
April 7, 2015
Military logisticians from eight nations met at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti for the International Logistics Conference on March 31, 2015
Parachute Riggers: One Ripcord at a Time
April 1, 2015
The United States Air Force uses more than 20 types of parachutes to conduct personnel recovery, airdrops and asset insertion into a combat zone. Knowing what type of parachute is required for each mission and verifying the safety of those parachutes is the job of a USAF parachute rigger.
Enlightened by CJTF-HOA Religious Affairs
April 1, 2015
Spiritual resilience is one of the requirements in a joint environment that is vital to the success of any mission. Providing encouragement, the right equipment and empowering the members to complete the mission successfully is the vision of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Religious Affairs.
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