Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa begins leadership transition

U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, DoD civilians, and contractors representing more than 2,000 members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa assemble on the flight line at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, April 14, 2017. CJTF-HOA Commanding General Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag and Command Senior Enlisted Leader Command Master Chief Geoffrey Steffee, will conclude their tour after a change of command ceremony on April 28. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, DoD civilians, and contractors representing more than 2,000 members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa assemble on the flight line at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, April 14, 2017. CJTF-HOA Commanding General Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag and Command Senior Enlisted Leader Command Master Chief Geoffrey Steffee, will conclude their tour after a change of command ceremony on April 28. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Paul Gorman)
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