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Lt. Col. Jerry Glass, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment commander, addresses service members during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 24, 2015.  The 2nd BN, 124th IR has more than 800 soldiers and is one of the largest battalions in the Florida Army National Guard.  The incoming soldiers are replacing 1st BN, 77th Armor Regiment soldiers.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maria Bowman)
Lt. Col. Jerry Glass, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment commander, addresses service members during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 24, 2015. The 2nd BN, 124th IR has more than 800 soldiers and is one of the largest battalions in the Florida Army National Guard. The incoming soldiers are replacing 1st BN, 77th Armor Regiment soldiers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maria Bowman)
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U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.

CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier and tenant units shed blood, sweat and tears during the Joint Warrior Competition here, Sept. 9.

Incoming EARF completes validation, demonstrates crisis response capability

Within hours of being notified, CJTF-HOA’s East Africa Response Force prepared dozens of Soldiers and tons of supplies for takeoff during an emergency response exercise, validating the EARF’s rapid response capabilities.

U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

Initiated by the Japanese military, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) supported a joint-nation noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise and training here, Sept. 29.

CJTF-HOA civil affairs veterinarians assist in diminishing animal disease, overpopulation in Djibouti

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa’s 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion (CAB) Functional Specialty Group (FXSP) veterinarians spayed, dewormed and immunized the cats of Caritas Djibouti here, Aug 30.