U.S. military strengthens partnerships in Djibouti

U.S. Army Maj. Celeste Singletary, 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion public health officer, and U.S. Army Maj. Monte Bower, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa chaplain, reflect on their recent visit to Caritas, a local orphanage, at Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti, March 7, 2022. The 403rd CAB supports CJTF - HOA by specializing in strengthening partnerships throughout East Africa. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Mario Calabro)



By Senior Airman Mario Calabro Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Djibouti City, Djibouti May 27, 2022
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