CJTF-HOA Photo

Col. Abdourahman Aden Cher, Djibouti navy commander, speaks to ceremony attendees at the Djibouti Navy Headquarters, April 4, 2013. During the event, he thanked the U.S. Navy and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa for their support as Djibouti continues to develop its navy. The occasion marked Djiboutian sailors' completion of training to operate two U.S.-sponsored speed boats that will enhance the Djiboutian navy's maritime security capabilities to protect its borders, fight piracy and combat terrorism. The ceremony followed with a boat demonstration and the presentation of keys to Col. Abdourahman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Caleb Pierce)
Col. Abdourahman Aden Cher, Djibouti navy commander, speaks to ceremony attendees at the Djibouti Navy Headquarters, April 4, 2013. During the event, he thanked the U.S. Navy and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa for their support as Djibouti continues to develop its navy. The occasion marked Djiboutian sailors' completion of training to operate two U.S.-sponsored speed boats that will enhance the Djiboutian navy's maritime security capabilities to protect its borders, fight piracy and combat terrorism. The ceremony followed with a boat demonstration and the presentation of keys to Col. Abdourahman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Caleb Pierce)
Download full-resolution

Tags

U.S. Navy U.S. Air Force Piracy Commander Maritime Security Djibouti Training

We suggest

15th Marine Expeditionary Unit attends sustainment training at Arta Beach

Marines from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived ashore at Arta Beach, Djibouti, July 20, 2015, for two weeks of sustainment training to maintain and enhance the skills they developed during their pre-deployment training period. The 15th MEU is currently deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

Joint SAR training tests interservice communications

Seventeen Sailors, from the Coastal Riverine Squadron One-Forward (CRS1-FWD), and 13 Airmen from the 449th Air Expeditionary Group conducted a joint search and recovery training exercise called “Neptune’s Falcon” in the Gulf of Tadjoura, off the coast of Djibouti, Dec. 20, 2013.

Although sister services work together daily at the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy rarely train together. This exercise gave them a chance to tes

CJTF-HOA, Camp honor fallen SEAL with unconventional Memorial Day practice

Approximately 200 multinational military members and civilians commemorated Memorial Day by participating in a classic CrossFit challenge here, May 27.

Seabees lend a hand

Members of U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa assist members of the Djiboutian Armed Forces during the construction of modular shelter systems in and around Djibouti City, Feb. 27, 2017. The six military grade shelter systems were donated by Alaska Structures through the Global Action Coalition for use as schools, clinics, and centers for cottage industry to promote the health, education and economic stability of the Djiboutian people.

A joint approach to field sanitation

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines gathered to take part in a week-long Field Sanitation Team Training course at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 13-17, 2017.