Sports Inspire Unity Amongst Foreign Partners for CJTF-HOA
A primary function for the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa foreign liaison office is to build relationships and rapport with foreign partners. U.S. Army CPT Walker and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Norris have used their love of sports to foster ties with Japanese Self-Defense Force members here in Djibouti.
CJTF - HOA, Spanish forces, Djiboutian coast guard work together for exercise Bull Shark 23-2
The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) worked together with Djiboutian and Spanish forces for the biannual Bull Shark exercise at Camp Doraleh and near Arta Range to enhance multinational interoperability May 28 - June 4, 2023.
319th ESC transfers responsibility of engineering mission to 294th ESC
The 319th Engineer Support Company (ESC) transferred authority of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) engineering mission to the 294th ESC during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 18, 2023.
From Iron Gray to Red Dragon: National Guard infantry units support East Africa mission
U.S. Army National Guard battalion, 1-102nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Task Force Iron Gray, cased the unit's regimental colors to signify handing responsibility for the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s security forces mission over to the 1-116th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Red Dragon, during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 8, 2022.
U.S. Army Soldiers with Task Force Iron Gray, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), and the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), Civil Affairs East Africa, and U.S. Airmen with the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron, visited the school Nov. 2, 2021, to donate the supplies, repair the school’s water system, and engage with students.
U.S. Army hosts Joint Expeditionary Mountain Warfare Course in Djibouti
Five U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School instructors with the Vermont Army National Guard travelled to Djibouti to teach a five-day Joint Expeditionary Mountain Warfare Course to service members from France’s 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment (5e RIAOM) at the Arta Range Complex, Dec. 12-16, 2021.
U.S., Kenya forces enhance partnership through integrated training
For several months, U.S. Army Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), have trained alongside Kenya Defence Forces to improve Soldier skills while building partner capacity necessary to counter violent extremists and address other security and stability threats in the region.
U.S., French forces conduct joint combined arms live-fire exercise in Djibouti
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.