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U.S. Army Soldiers complete land navigation in Arta

8/16/2016
U.S. Army Soldiers from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment completed night and day land navigation training along with other Army warrior tasks, Aug. 5-6, 2016, in Arta, Djibouti.
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Seabees complete air field parking pad construction

8/11/2016
U.S. Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions 22 and 133 completed a logistics support area project at a nearby airfield July 28, 2016.
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U.S. Army brings the boom: Soldiers conduct mortar fire training

8/11/2016
U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, Bravo Company, deployed from Cocoa, Fla., conducted mortar training Aug. 8, 2016, at Arta, Djibouti.
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PIO conference highlights social media, messaging in Somalia

8/9/2016
Public information officers from the African Union Mission in Somalia, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, and the United Nations Support Office in Somalia gathered at the Djibouti Palace Kempinski for the fifth iteration of the East Africa Public Information Officer Conference, Aug. 2-4, 2016.
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U.S. Air Force Airmen conduct joint inspection training

8/2/2016
Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Squadron, deployed from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., taught several Kellogg, Brown and Root contractors about the JI process, governing directives and more about ensuring cargo is safe for loading onto an aircraft.
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ROTC cadets experience Djiboutian military culture

8/1/2016
More than 30 U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets are attending a three-week culture, understanding and language proficiency (CULP) course in Arta, Djibouti, July 16-Aug. 6.
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81st ERQS maintainers: CSAR’s hidden heroes

7/27/2016
Aircraft maintainers come face-to-face with those challenges every day; they are responsible for putting the 81st Expeditionary Rescue Squadron’s C-130J Hercules in the air.
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U.S., Burundi share communications hardware best practices

7/26/2016
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa communications team recently worked with Burundian National Defense Force’s communications unit to share best practices for installing, operating, and maintaining their newly refurbished African Data Sharing Network Satellite Terminal June 8-17, 2016, at Bujumbura, Burundi.
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Autonomous system protects airfield

7/25/2016
A mobile detection assessment response system helps provide security to an airfield in Djibouti.
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Multiple units, one support apparatus: CJTF-HOA at Eastern Accord 2016

7/21/2016
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa sent a joint team to provide real world support and subject matter experts to Eastern Accord 2016 at the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, July 11-22, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Counter-IED training at Eastern Accord 2016

7/21/2016
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa taught Dutch, Tanzanian and Ugandan military leaders on counter-improvised explosive device operations during Eastern Accord 2016, July 14, 2016, at the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Coalition partners celebrate Bastille Day

7/15/2016
Bastille Day, or French National Day, commemorates the unity of French people at the Fete de la Federation of 1790, a celebration in which French celebrated their unity during the Revolution. France established its presence in Djibouti (then called Protectorate of Obock) in the 1880s.
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CJTF-HOA supports Eastern Accord 2016

7/11/2016
Members of the Combined Joint Task-Force Horn of Africa provides logistical and trainer support to the annual Eastern Accord 2016 command post exercise at the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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U.S. Army, Navy protect assets in water and on land

7/2/2016
Coastal Riverine Squadron Eight, out of Naval Station Newport, R.I., assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, protects U.S. assets as they enter or leave Djibouti’s port.
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Djibouti celebrates 39 years of independence

6/27/2016
Djibouti celebrated its 39th year of Independence with a parade June 27, 2016.
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QRF: Forces ready to respond

6/27/2016
Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Quick Reaction Force prepare for a mission at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment assumed the QRF mission in May.
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Somali trainees graduate police academy

6/25/2016
Around 200 Somali graduates completed Italian Mission Training 5, a nearly three-month training program where they learned policing skills as part of an agreement between Italy and Somalia at the Djibouti Police Academy, June 23, 2016. The course taught the trainees skills in crime scene investigation, counterterrorism intervention, riot control, environmental protection and others. During the ceremony, Italian Army Col. Renato Chicoli thanked the trainees, Somali Police Forces, as well as the National Gendarmerie and police of Djibouti for their dedication to the success of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Benjamin Raughton/Released)
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Combat lifesaver course; how to save a life

6/25/2016
Soldiers from the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion from Mattydale, N.Y., assigned to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, taught fellow service members and French military members just that: how to save a life, limb and/or eyesight during a combat lifesaver course, June 20-23, 2016.
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Professional development: Combined Joint Forces senior enlisted leaders attend course

6/13/2016
Senior military leaders from Japan, Italy and the U.S. attended a Combined Joint Forces Senior Enlisted Leader Professional Development (CJFSELPD) course in Djibouti, June 8, 2016.
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Camp Lemonnier gets new radar, increases air traffic safety

6/10/2016
The U.S. Air Force began construction on a new AN/GPN-27 Airport Surveillance Radar System tower and shelter on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, last month.
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