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U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, speaks with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier leadership at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 7, 2019. While visiting, Lengyel toured the installation and learned about the various missions that take place on Camp Lemonnier. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)
U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, speaks with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier leadership at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 7, 2019. While visiting, Lengyel toured the installation and learned about the various missions that take place on Camp Lemonnier. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. J.D. Strong II)
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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.

ACSS stimulates discussion, provides insights into East Africa for staff

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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.