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U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Burgess, Joint Theater Forensic Analysis Center case processor, teaches Tanzanian Defense Force Capt. Joram Kinyunyi Chacha how to identify an unknown substance by using a handheld chemical identifier during a class at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 23, 2015.  Militaries use the machine to quickly identify explosives, industrial chemicals, chemical weapons, narcotics and more.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maria Bowman)
U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Burgess, Joint Theater Forensic Analysis Center case processor, teaches Tanzanian Defense Force Capt. Joram Kinyunyi Chacha how to identify an unknown substance by using a handheld chemical identifier during a class at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 23, 2015. Militaries use the machine to quickly identify explosives, industrial chemicals, chemical weapons, narcotics and more. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maria Bowman)
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U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.

CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier and tenant units shed blood, sweat and tears during the Joint Warrior Competition here, Sept. 9.

U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.

State, Defense department officials focus on East Africa security

U.S. Embassy representatives from eight East African nations joined military leaders from U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa at Camp Lemonnier Jan. 24, for the 2017 East Africa Security Synchronization Conference.

Incoming EARF completes validation, demonstrates crisis response capability

Within hours of being notified, CJTF-HOA’s East Africa Response Force prepared dozens of Soldiers and tons of supplies for takeoff during an emergency response exercise, validating the EARF’s rapid response capabilities.