CJTF-HOA service members celebrate Christmas Day in Somalia

Service members are taking time to connect with each other and with family members back home as they head into the new year, continuing their dedication to protecting the U.S. and strengthening relationships with partnered nations.

By Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Mogadishu, Somalia Dec 25, 2017
3 photos: CJTF-HOA service members celebrate Christmas Day in Somalia
Photo 1 of 3: U.S. Navy Chaplain (Capt.) David Rodriguez, right, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Religious Affairs director, reads a scripture from the Bible during a Christmas Day service in Mogadishu, Somalia, Dec. 25, 2017. Service members are taking time to connect with each other and with family members back home as they head into the new year, continuing their dedication to protecting the U.S. and strengthening relationships with partnered nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
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3 photos: CJTF-HOA service members celebrate Christmas Day in Somalia
Photo 2 of 3: A U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, sings along as he reads the words of a Christmas carol during a Christmas Day service in Mogadishu, Somalia, Dec. 25, 2017. Service members are taking time to connect with each other and with family members back home as they head into the new year, continuing their dedication to protecting the U.S. and strengthening relationships with partnered nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
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3 photos: CJTF-HOA service members celebrate Christmas Day in Somalia
Photo 3 of 3: U.S. Navy Chaplain (Capt.) David Rodriguez, right, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Religious Affairs director, ministers to service members during a Christmas Day service in Mogadishu, Somalia, Dec. 25, 2017. Service members are taking time to connect with each other and with family members back home as they head into the new year, continuing their dedication to protecting the U.S. and strengthening relationships with partnered nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)
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