Japanese-led NEO enhances interoperability among coalition and African partner nations

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nicholas Sereday, executive officer for Charlie Company 2-113th Infantry assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), gives a concept of operations (CONOP) brief to Japanese and U.S. military forces during a bilateral field training exercise (FTX) in Djibouti, Africa, Oct. 2, 2019. The FTX was part of a Japanese-led noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise, which also included African coalition partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nicholas Sereday, executive officer for Charlie Company 2-113th Infantry assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), gives a concept of operations (CONOP) brief to Japanese and U.S. military forces during a bilateral field training exercise (FTX) in Djibouti, Africa, Oct. 2, 2019. The FTX was part of a Japanese-led noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise, which also included African coalition partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding)
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Military members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) worked together with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) to share capabilities during an annual noncombatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise held in Djibouti, Africa, Oct. 1-4.