U.S. Air Force Col. Kjäll Gopaul, communications director for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), presents a U.S. Navy enlisted information warfare specialist (EIWS) certificate to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany Eley, Joint Network Control Center team lead assigned to CJTF-HOA, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, April 1, 2019. Eley has been recognized as the first sister-service EIWS in CJTF-HOA, which signifies that an eligible Sailor has achieved a level of excellence and proficiency in their rating. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Amanda Currier) CJTF-HOA U.S. Air Force Airman earns U.S. Navy EIWS U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany Eley, a Joint Network Control Center team lead attached to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, earned recognition as a U.S. Navy enlisted information warfare specialist, April 1, 2019. Read more >
U.S. Army Sgt. Elhadji Beye, Viper Company, 1-26 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), with the East Africa Response Force (EARF) assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, responds to simulated gunfire with his team of Soldiers at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 8, 2019. The purpose of the EARF is to rapidly provide tailorable packages of forces to protect American interests on the African continent should any threats arise. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nick Scott) One Soldier’s American dream The U.S. Soldiers, armed with M4 Carbine assault rifles, return fire as the sun peeks behind the clouds on this rare, mostly overcast Djiboutian day; the temperature a mere 83 degrees Fahrenheit in February, mild by coastal East African standards. Read more >
Dennis Walter Hearne, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Mozambique, poses for a photo with U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) in Maputo, Mozambique, April 11, 2019. CJTF-HOA led U.S. Department of Defense Cyclone Idai relief efforts in support of U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Disaster Assistance Response Team. The task force helped meet requirements identified by USAID assessment teams and humanitarian organizations working in the region by providing logistics support and manpower to USAID at the request of the Government of   the Republic of Mozambique. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Thomas Grimes) CJTF-HOA completes support of USAID-led Cyclone Idai relief efforts in Mozambique Joint personnel assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa redeployed to Djibouti, April 12 after several weeks of providing airlift and logistics support in Mozambique in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development-led humanitarian response to Cyclone Idai. Read more >
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), greets the participants of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Device strategy development seminar, hosted by the Humanitarian and Peace Support School, in Nairobi’s Embakasi district, April 2, 2019. Kriesel visited the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, April 2-3, 2019, as part of a familiarization tour of the CJTF-HOA combined joint operations area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Sharya Qureshi) CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general visits Kenya U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited the Kenyan capital of Nairobi April 2-3, 2019, as part of a familiarization tour of the CJTF-HOA combined joint operations area. Read more >

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