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Members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) learn how set up the iRobot 510 Packbot during a class in Djibouti, Oct. 12, 2015. The service members also learned how to use the robot to search under vehicles for explosive devices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maria Bowman)
Members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) learn how set up the iRobot 510 Packbot during a class in Djibouti, Oct. 12, 2015. The service members also learned how to use the robot to search under vehicles for explosive devices. (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.

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.

CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) Functional Specialty Group (FXSP) veterinarians spayed, dewormed and immunized the cats of Caritas Djibouti here, Aug 30.

Djibouti, U.S. Service Members Learn Side-by-Side During Joint Corporals Course

Service members from Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD), and Marines from across East Africa have successfully completed the Joint Corporals Course.

Keeping the Faith

Deputy command chaplain for U.S. Africa Command engages with key leaders and local practitioners of the Islamic faith during a week-long temporary duty assignment to Djibouti, Africa to take part in USAFRICOM’s Cutlass Express 2017 exercise.