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CJTF-HOA attends Djiboutian Armed Forces' 38th anniversary celebration

6/9/2015
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa leaders joined Djiboutian military service members in celebration of the Djiboutian Armed Forces' 38th anniversary.
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AMISOM PIOs attend joint training conference

6/8/2015
East African military public information officers gathered for the third annual African Union Mission in Somalia and Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa Public Information Officer Conference at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 2-4, 2015.
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Djibouti, Kentucky National Guard sign historic partnership agreement for East Africa

6/4/2015
For 22 years, the National Guard has partnered with the armed forces of allied countries to build and strengthen military, political, economic and societal relationships. In a historic first for East Africa, Representatives from the Kentucky National Guard (KNG) and the Djiboutian Armed Forces (FAD) ratified a state partnership agreement in a signing ceremony held at the Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti City, June 2, 2015.
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Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa representatives attend Gender Mainstreaming Seminar

6/3/2015
Representatives from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa attended a Gender Mainstreaming Seminar recently in Arusha, Tanzania.
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Joint Humanitarian Operations Course

6/2/2015
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa service members assigned to Camp Lemonnier attend a joint humanitarian operations course June 1, 2015. Course attendees learned about the relationship between USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, its partners and the U.S. military, and learned about humanitarian assistance and disaster response operations.
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CJTF-HOA service members attend Sultan of Gobaad enthronement

5/28/2015
Members of the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa attended the 21st Induction Ceremony of the Sultan of Gobaad, near Dikhil, Djibouti, May 22, 2015.
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Gender Mainstreaming Seminar concludes after weeklong conference

5/27/2015
The Gender Mainstreaming Seminar, co-hosted by the U.S. Army Africa and Tanzania People’s Defence Forces, recently concluded its 2nd annual weeklong seminar that focused on integration resources, integration and leadership, and sexual gender-based violence.
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Civil affairs visits Djiboutian village to assess local needs

5/26/2015
Members of the U.S. Army 404th Civil Affairs Battalion meet with Salt Water Rest Stop village elders for the first time, at Lac Abbé, Djibouti, May 20, 2015. The civil affairs members assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, act as liaisons between the military and their civilian counterparts. They identify critical requirements needed by local civilians while seeking to build trust and confidence.
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CJTF-HOA service members honor fallen heroes in Memorial Day ceremony

5/25/2015
Service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa paid tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in service to their country during a Memorial Day ceremony here May 25, 2015. More than 300 joint service members, including a joint-service platoon formation, attended the ceremony, which was officiated by U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Stammer, CJTF-HOA commander, and U.S. Navy Capt. Matthew O’Keefe, Camp Lemonnier commander.
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CJTF-HOA volunteers deliver “Kick for Nick” donations to local community

5/23/2015
Members of the U.S. Army’s 404th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) and volunteers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited Chebelley Village, Djibouti, May 21, 2015, to continue a tradition born from the memory of one soldier whose love for soccer has led to a world of giving.
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CJTF-HOA greets new CSEL

5/17/2015
U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Claudell R. Taylor assumed responsibility as the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa command senior enlisted leader (CSEL), succeeding U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner during a ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 16, 2015.
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Secretary Kerry visits CJTF-HOA service members

5/13/2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recently visited Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa headquarters at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, during a series of stops with several partner nations throughout Africa.
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Building friendships one soccer game at a time

5/13/2015
Personnel from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa joined with Chebelley Village residents to battle it out on the soccer field at Chebelley, Djibouti, April 29, 2015.
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Lasting legacies: Command Sgt. Maj. departs CJTF-HOA after two years

5/13/2015
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Bonnie Skinner, CJTF-HOA, command senior enlisted leader, her devotion to duty, professionalism and visionary leadership significantly impacted CJTF-HOA. The 30-year U.S. Marine leaves behind a legacy of professionalism and diversity through unity.
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Camp Lemonnier volunteers teach English to Djiboutian civil servants

5/8/2015
Djibouti City is a multicultural community where understanding several languages can be key to opening up opportunities for economic growth. Because learning a new language can be difficult as an adult, the Institute of Diplomatic Studies in Djibouti now offers government-funded English classes for Djiboutian civil servants from the region who want to expand their understanding of the English language.
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Lane by Lane: 13 earn Expert Infantry Badge

4/27/2015
For U.S. Army infantrymen, earning the Expert Infantryman Badge is a critical step in their profession of arms. With it, they demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of their tools and the skills necessary to apply them.
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Civilians on the battlefield: U.S., Djiboutian military holds conference on civil military operations

4/22/2015
With a topic inspired by current events, the U.S. Army’s 404th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) and the Djibouti armed forces have partnered together to host the first Geo-Strategy Conference at the Joint Military Academy of Arta (AMIA) entitled, “Civilians on the Battlefield: The Consequences of Armed Conflict on Civilians in East Africa from 1990-2015,” April 20, 2015.
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Transition through Leadership

4/22/2015
Leaders come and go, but the Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines will always stay the same. They are a dedicated and honorable force to be reckoned with who will follow a great leader anywhere.
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CJTF-HOA holds JIIM event

4/21/2015
U.S. Africa Command hosted an East Africa Joint Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational conference at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti on April 14, 2015.
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CJTF-HOA welcomes new commanding general

4/15/2015
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark R. Stammer assumed command of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby, Jr., during a change of command ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti on April 14, 2015. U.S. Army General David Rodriguez, commanding general for U.S. Africa Command, presided over the ceremony.
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