CJTF-HOA welcome new commander, senior enlisted leader

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kurt L. Sonntag, the outgoing Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa commander, hands the guidon to U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, U.S. Africa Command commander, during the change of command ceremony on Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, April 28, 2017. A prime component of the CJTF-HOA mission is to help build the defense capability and capacity among its East African partners. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Eboni Prince)
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kurt L. Sonntag, the outgoing Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa commander, hands the guidon to U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, U.S. Africa Command commander, during the change of command ceremony on Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, April 28, 2017. A prime component of the CJTF-HOA mission is to help build the defense capability and capacity among its East African partners. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Eboni Prince)
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