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Djibouti Armed Forces Lt. Amina Ahmed Farah, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Capt. Roland Powers and U.S. Air National Guard Col. Mike Cooper, discuss priorities in medical training at Ramstein AB, Germany, Aug. 25, 2015.  The goal of this symposium was for African partners to possess greater medical support capacity and the ability to sustain medical readiness through African institutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Charlene M. Spade/released)
Djibouti Armed Forces Lt. Amina Ahmed Farah, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Capt. Roland Powers and U.S. Air National Guard Col. Mike Cooper, discuss priorities in medical training at Ramstein AB, Germany, Aug. 25, 2015. The goal of this symposium was for African partners to possess greater medical support capacity and the ability to sustain medical readiness through African institutions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Charlene M. Spade/released)
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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.

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.

AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

The African Union Mission in Somalia’s capabilities to provide security in Somalia were recently strengthened when U.S. military members of U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa delivered nearly 20 vehicles and two storage containers to the Uganda People’s Defence Force here, Sept. 25.

Uganda military values humanity, hope while countering VEO actions with U.S. training

A seemingly contrasting fusion of traits - strength and benevolence - appears to run through the veins of UPDF PSYOP military members.

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.