American, French, Japanese and Italian forces performed a static line jump near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Oct. 1.
Guests of U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti gather at his home during an Election Day breakfast, Nov. 10, 2016, in Djibouti, Djibouti. The event allowed political leaders, American community members, youth leaders, and members of the business community to participate in a celebration of American values and traditions.
Bastille Day, or French National Day, commemorates the unity of French people at the Fete de la Federation of 1790, a celebration in which French celebrated their unity during the Revolution. France established its presence in Djibouti (then called Protectorate of Obock) in the 1880s.