CJTF-HOA welcomes new commander, senior enlisted leader

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Kurt Sonntag, incoming Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commanding general, speaks at a change of command ceremony April 13, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Sonntag is now in command of CJTF-HOA and responsible for its impact on the East African region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton)
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Kurt Sonntag, incoming Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commanding general, speaks at a change of command ceremony April 13, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Sonntag is now in command of CJTF-HOA and responsible for its impact on the East African region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kate Thornton)
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