Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA)’s mission is to conduct operations to enhance partner nation capacity, promote regional stability, dissuade conflict, and protect U.S. and Partner interests. The CJ-32 Air Operations team is at the center of this being responsible for, among other things, coordinating all air support operations across the east African area of responsibility.
CJTF-HOA conducts first simulated joint FARP demonstration on African continent
Elements of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and the 449th Air Expeditionary Group recently conducted a simulated joint branch Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) exercise. Not only was this a first for U.S. forces in the African continent, but it also provided an opportunity to practice Agile Combat Employment (ACE) concepts as well.
475th EABS connects with ‘neighbors’ delivering supplies, candy
The African proverb, “it takes a village” means that an entire community of people is needed to achieve some sort of goal. The 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron and Alpha Company, Task Force Bayonet at Camp Simba, Manda Bay, Kenya believes this to be true as a team of more than six Airmen and Soldiers visited Magogoni Village in Kenya, Nov. 6, 2020.