Horn of Africa

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CJTF-HOA holds change of command ceremony

6/8/2020
Townsend thanked Turello for leading the command with a cool head during crisis response events
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KDF's first female Foreign Liaison Officer strengthens U.S., Kenya partnership

6/15/2020
The ability to work with various units and nations is key to the success of an organization like the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa
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CJTF-HOA supports Djibouti’s fight against COVID-19

6/27/2020
Delivering $9,400 worth of hospital beds to the Djibouti Ministry of Health
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CJTF-HOA Women’s Equality Day

8/26/2020
Women’s Equality Day was created to raise awareness about the importance of gender equality and recognize the sacrifices made by the suffragists
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New staff arrives at CJTF-HOA

10/12/2020
Nearly 200 Soldiers from the 196th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Army National Guard became the new headquarters staff after arriving at Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Sept. 25, 2020.
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Deployed Airman takes next STEP in career

10/23/2020
An Airman deployed to the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) received a surprise Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP) promotion to the rank of technical sergeant in a ceremony at the command’s headquarters, Oct. 22, 2020, on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
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CJTF-HOA JAG trains BIR soldiers

10/28/2020
Recently, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Staff Judge Advocate office stepped in to provide critical training to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) Bataillon d’intervention rapide (BIR), on behalf of the Defense Institute for International Legal Studies (DIILS).
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Maryland Mayor makes mark on East Africa

11/5/2020
At the young age of seven, U.S. Army Capt. Jake Day remembers wanting to be the Mayor of his hometown of Salisbury, Maryland.
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USO delivers 3 millionth USO care package

11/17/2020
The USO at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti had the opportunity to deliver the 3 millionth USO care package in East Africa, Nov. 11, 2020.
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Djiboutian Army commander appoints newly promoted U.S. Army Major as elder

6/11/2021
U.S. Army Capt. Steven Kornegay, a team leader with the 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade, was promoted to the rank of major by Djiboutian Army Lt. Col. Mohamed Assoweh, the commander of the Battalion Intervention Rapide.
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

9/30/2021
More than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa's inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021.
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UAV Training: Becoming the eyes in the sky

10/28/2021
Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) completed a 10-day RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators qualification course at Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, Oct.13, 2021, to increase the number of trained Raven operators within the command.
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377th Engineers complete mission in Horn of Africa

11/4/2021
Soldiers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 377th Engineer Vertical Construction Company (EVCC), from Pennsylvania, transferred the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) engineering mission over to the 712th Engineering Support Company (ESC), from South Carolina, during a ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2021.
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A decade of Japan-U.S. partnership in Djibouti

11/18/2021
On Nov. 11, 2021, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) celebrated Allied Appreciation Day at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Onlookers peered to the sky as Japan's P-3 Orion joined nine other U.S., U.K. and France aircraft in a low approach mission over Djibouti’s Ambouli International Airport. The event showcased the combined military presence in Djibouti and served to honor the shared partnerships, history and devotion to peace celebrated during Veterans, Armistice and Remembrance days.
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A job well done: Djibouti, U.S. Army repair village’s water supply

1/6/2022
In December 2021, U.S. Army Soldiers and Chabelley villagers worked hand-in-hand moving large rocks, digging trenches and replacing a damaged coupling. Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) engineers, including Soldiers from the 712th Engineer Support Company (712th ESC), helped village residents fix a leak in their only source of drinking water.
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Coalition competition builds camaraderie in Djibouti

1/12/2022
The silence is broken with the distinct cry of a horn cutting through the morning air. As if commanded by the sound, Djiboutian, French, Japanese and American Soldiers all leap from the starting line, sprinting across the arid desert. This dash across the Djiboutian desert was part of a rifle marksmanship competition held on Dec. 11, 2021, and hosted by Soldiers from B Company, 1-157th Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Task Force Iron Gray (TFIG), Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA).
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