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U.S. Navy Sailors of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, ignite thermite devices on a pile of expired ammunition and other ordnances to incinerate safely at Arta Plage, Djibouti, Jan. 30, 2017. EOD technicians are specially trained to disarm and dispose ofhigh explosive devices and other types of ordnance, including nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
U.S. Navy Sailors of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, ignite thermite devices on a pile of expired ammunition and other ordnances to incinerate safely at Arta Plage, Djibouti, Jan. 30, 2017. EOD technicians are specially trained to disarm and dispose ofhigh explosive devices and other types of ordnance, including nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot)
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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.

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.

UK dignitaries visit Camp Lemonnier

Her Majesty's Ambassador Susanna Moorehead, British ambassador to Ethiopia and Djibouti and Sir Nicholas Kay, U.K. special envoy to the Horn of Africa meet with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Commanding General Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag at Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2017.