CJTF-HOA unit conducts first bilateral rotary wing water operations exercise with French troops

A French Air Force member assigned to the Transport Squadron ET 88 and a U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, are hoisted by a cable to a French Air Force Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma helicopter during a bilateral water operations exercise, in the Gulf of Tadjoura, July 3, 2017. The results of the exercise will aid in the development of standard operating procedures between CJTF-HOA and the French Forces stationed in Djibouti for the U.S. and France’s mutual support of maritime rescue capabilities within the Horn of Africa region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)

By Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Djibouti Jul 08, 2017
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