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CJTF-HOA service members complete French Desert Commando Course

12/11/2017
Members of CJTF-HOA recently completed the French Desert Commando Course.
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CJTF-HOA trains to save lives

12/8/2017
U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps service members assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), attended a U.S. Army Combat Lifesaver Course held at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2017.
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US service members hunker down for French Desert Commando Course

11/28/2017
U.S. service members assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa met with their French counterparts as they geared up for the first day of the French Desert Commando Course at the Djibouti Range Complex near Arta, Djibouti, Nov. 26, 2017.
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US Soldiers, French marines dive into French Commando Course prequalification assessment

11/25/2017
U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 144th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bayonet and French marines assigned to 5th Overseas Interarms Regiment dove into a water-based French Desert Commando Course prequalification assessment.
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Kentucky National Guard visits Djibouti for State Partnership Program

11/21/2017
As part of the State Partnership Program (SPP), U.S. Army National Guard leaders Brig. Gen. Benjamin Adams III, Kentucky deputy adjutant general, and Command Sgt. Maj. David Munden, Kentucky state command sergeant major, visited with members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) at their military training center in Holhol, Djibouti, Nov. 14, 2017.
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Preparing our Practitioners: CJTF-HOA Hosts Tropical Medicine Course

11/17/2017
Medical professionals from across the military services, foreign militaries and local community joined together to discuss challenges posed to medical personnel providing care for troops operating within the Horn of Africa and the East African region at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 14 to 16, 2017.
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Where There’s Smoke, There’s “Fire in the Hole!”

11/13/2017
Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Explosive Ordnance Disposal (CJTF-HOA EOD) team continued their work with their French counterparts by clearing parts of the Djiboutian Range Complex and disposing of unexploded ordnance (UXO) left behind by past training missions, Nov. 6, 2017.
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CJTF-HOA joins ceremony to honor those who gave all

11/13/2017
Service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa joined other representatives of the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, and the European Union as they honored service members who gave their lives during wartime at a Remembrance Day ceremony held at the Djibouti New European Cemetery near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 7, 2017.
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Religious Affairs establishes faith with Sultan of Tadjoura

11/7/2017
Members of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Religious Affairs office meet with Abdelkader Mohamed Humad (right), Sultan of Tadjoura, at his home in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Nov. 4, 2017.
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CJTF-HOA changes the guard, welcomes Task Force Bayonet

11/4/2017
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 144th Infantry Regiment (3-144th IN) participated in the passing of the colors with Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Battalion (1-153rd IN) during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 1, 2017.
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CJTF-HOA gathers for Defense Attaché Conference in Uganda

10/24/2017
UGANDA, Africa -- Military leaders from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa joined subject matter experts from a variety of government agencies at the 2017 East African Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché Conference at the Speke Resort in Kampala, Uganda, Oct. 17-18. Discussions on strategies for regional peace and security of East African partner nations were highlighted.
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Massive attack in Mogadishu spurs quick-response support from CJTF-HOA

10/17/2017
At the request of the Federal Government of Somalia and in coordination with the U.S. Mission to Somalia and U.S. Africa Command, a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft departed from the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) here, loaded with medical and recovery supplies in response to the terrorist attacks that killed and injured hundreds in Mogadishu on October 14.
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U.S. Marines strengthen Djiboutian Army by leading joint bilateral academy course in Africa

10/11/2017
The U.S. Marine Corps is arguably one of the most revered institutions within the U.S. Department of Defense. So, when Combined Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) leadership recently welcomed members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD) into the U.S. Marine Corps Corporals Course, it was a distinct honor.
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CJTF-HOA shares tactical communications best practices with Djiboutian military partners

10/7/2017
U.S. service members from the tactical communications (TACCOM) section assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) communications directorate conducted a best practices sharing session with members of the Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD), Oct. 2-4.
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U.S., Japanese, French, Italian militaries partner for first multilateral NEO exercise in Africa

9/30/2017
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.
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AMISOM strength bolstered with AFRICOM vehicle delivery to UPDF

9/26/2017
The African Union Mission in Somalia’s capabilities to provide security in Somalia were recently strengthened when U.S. military members of U.S. Africa Command and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa delivered nearly 20 vehicles and two storage containers to the Uganda People’s Defence Force here, Sept. 25.
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CJTF-HOA expands combat lifesaving skills training to joint service members

9/16/2017
The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Group medics here instructed Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen during a weeklong causality-care course, September 11-15.
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CJTF-HOA supports CENTCOM’s Alligator Dagger exercise

9/16/2017
The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa recently provided support and coordination for Naval Amphibious Forces, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, during Alligator Dagger, a two-week exercise hosted in and around Djibouti several times a year to integrate and synchronize warfighting capabilities.
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CJTF-HOA 9/11 remembrance competition strengthens bodies, bonds of joint-branch warriors

9/11/2017
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, Camp Lemonnier and tenant units shed blood, sweat and tears during the Joint Warrior Competition here, Sept. 9.
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Camp Lemonnier personnel exercise mass casualty response procedure with French partners

9/9/2017
Personnel assigned to Camp Lemonnier and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) participated in a bilateral exercise with French troops here, Sept. 6. The purpose was to exercise multiple unit support and response to a mass casualty (MASCAL) incident.
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