CJTF-HOA Soldiers improve expertise for Expert Infantryman Badge

A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa practices the Objective Bull, a task that requires the evacuation and treatment of a casualty, in preparation for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 22, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore) CJTF-HOA Soldiers improve expertise for Expert Infantryman Badge A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa practices the Objective Bull, a task that requires the evacuation and treatment of a casualty, in preparation for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 22, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa throws a training grenade in preparation for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore) CJTF-HOA Soldiers improve expertise for Expert Infantryman Badge A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa throws a training grenade in preparation for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa throws a training grenade through a window in preparation for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore) CJTF-HOA Soldiers improve expertise for Expert Infantryman Badge A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa throws a training grenade through a window in preparation for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa loosens the boots of a simulated heat casualty during training for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore) CJTF-HOA Soldiers improve expertise for Expert Infantryman Badge A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa loosens the boots of a simulated heat casualty during training for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 23, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa wraps a bandage around a simulated burn wound of a casualty during training for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 24, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore) CJTF-HOA Soldiers improve expertise for Expert Infantryman Badge A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa wraps a bandage around a simulated burn wound of a casualty during training for an Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) evaluation at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 24, 2018. The EIB is a coveted special skills badge that requires infantry Soldiers to pass a five-day evaluation that consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile forced march, and 30 individual tasks covering weapons, medical, and security patrol skills. In an April 2016 EIB iteration at Camp Lemonnier, only 15 percent of candidates earned the badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)

Tags

We suggest

CJTF-HOA Welcomes New Commander

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti-- Service members deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, June 14. U.S. Army Brig. Gen. William Zana, outgoing commander of CJTF-HOA transferred responsibility to Brig. Gen. James Craig. U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander of United States Africa Command, presided over the ceremony.

Commanding General

CJTF-HOA Commanding General Biograpghy

U.S. American and French Armed Forces parachute together on D-Day 74th Anniversary

U.S. American and French Armed Forces celebrate and commemorate the 74th anniversary of D-Day in Djibouti, June 6, 2018. Both countries trained together in preparation for the jump, parachuting in remembrance and honor of our nations’ friendship and alliance in World War II.

American ambassador hosts Iftar feast

U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti Ambassador Larry André and his wife opened their home May 21 and 22 to host two Iftars the evening breaking of the fast celebrated by Muslims during the month of Ramadan.

Deputy Commanding General

CJTF-HOA Deputy Commanding General Biography