Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa is a dynamic, operational United States Military headquarters countering violent extremist organizations in East Africa, helping to ensure the protection of the homeland, American citizens, and American interests.
Positioned on the African continent in Djibouti, we work with partner nations, coalition forces, and interagency/intergovernmental organizations to achieve a unified effort.Learn more >
We defend the National Security interests of the United States by:
- Supporting partner nation military operations in East Africa fighting violent extremists
- Conducting focused military-to-military engagement to strengthen East African partner nation militaries
- Conducting crisis response and personnel recovery in support of - U.S. military, diplomatic, and civilian personnel throughout East Africa