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411th CA veterinarians host seminar for Djiboutian veterinarians and sanitary inspectors

2/18/2020
A team of two veterinarians and a veterinarian technician from the 411th Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team (CA FXST) hosted the first in a series of monthly seminars this year in Djibouti City, Jan. 29 and 30. More than a dozen participants received information on various topics ranging from food handling safety to bacteriology. The target audience of the training included veterinarians and sanitary inspectors from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Djibouti, Veterinary Services Division.
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JLOC responsible for CJTF-HOA’s logistical movement needs

2/5/2020
With a land area that covers roughly the same size as the Eastern U.S. seaboard, getting people and equipment where they need to be within the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s (CJTF-HOA) area of responsibility can be a challenge. Ensuring that challenge is met is the six-member team at the CJTF-HOA Joint Logistics Operations Center (JLOC), which oversees the majority of air, sea and surface passenger and cargo movement for the command.
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United States delivers MD-530F helicopters to Kenya Defense Force

1/24/2020
The United States' delivery of six helicopters to the Kenya Defense Force demonstrates the importance of its partnership with Kenya and its commitment to providing relevant and timely training and equipment to bolster the KDF capabilities.
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CJTF-HOA members conquer Grand Bara Race

1/17/2020
Around 200 service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonnier proved their strength by competing in the 2020 Grand Bara Race, January 15th in the Grand Bara Desert, Djibouti.
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United States delivers HMMWVs to armed forces of Djibouti

1/12/2020
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti-- The United States delivered 54 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, known as the Humvee, to the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) for use by its Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) as part of a $31 million train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. government and the Djiboutian military.
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Rapid Intervention Battalion change of command

12/3/2019
Djiboutian army Maj. Mohamed Assowen assumed command of the Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) during a change of command near Djibouti City, Djibouti, Oct. 31, 2019. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specified tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army.
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CJTF-HOA commanding general visits Atalanta flagship

10/25/2019
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael D. Turello, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, visited with leaders of Operation Atalanta on board ITS Antonio Marceglia, outside Djibouti City, Djibouti, Oct. 21, 2019.
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UWA Rangers Graduate Civil Affairs CIT Course

10/22/2019
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U.S. and Coalition forces participate in St. Michael's Day jump

10/15/2019
American, French, Djiboutian and Italian forces performed a static line jump near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 29th, 2019, in celebration of St. Michael the Archangel, the patron saint of paratroopers.
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Japanese-led NEO enhances interoperability among coalition and African partner nations

10/12/2019
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.
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Task Force Warrior trains with 5th RIAOM Marines

9/17/2019
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and French Marines assigned to the 5th Overseas Intermarines Regiment (RIAOM) participated in a combatives exchange training at Djibouti Air Base, Djibouti, Sep. 2 and Sep. 3, 2019.
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CJTF-HOA service members participate in 9/11 remembrance ceremony

9/17/2019
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ) paid tribute to the first responders, and honored the memory of the 2,977 victims who lost their lives 18 years ago, during a ceremony held under the U.S. flag, flown at half staff, at CLDJ Sept. 11.
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CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general gauges progress in South Sudan

9/5/2019
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), visited U.S. government and South Sudanese officials in Juba, South Sudan, August 14-16 and met with leaders of the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF), United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Center for Disease Control (CDC), United Kingdom and U.S. Embassy Juba personnel, and South Sudanese government and opposition leaders t.
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CJTF-HOA Command Senior Enlisted Leader visits EARF during live-fire exercise

8/30/2019
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn Carns, command senior enlisted leader (CSEL), Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), visited U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF), deployed in support of CJTF-HOA, as they conducted a live-fire exercise at Arta Range, Djibouti, Aug. 26.
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Command Senior Enlisted Leader Blog: Forward March

8/19/2019
Command Sgt. Maj. Shawn Carns, command senior enlisted leader, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, discusses his key takeaways after attending the Africa Senior Enlisted Leader Conference in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
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CJTF-HOA supports multinational effort to save Djiboutian lives, land

8/16/2019
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) service members provided critical support in a multinational effort to combat a fire at the Douda landfill in Djibouti City, August 14. CJTF-HOA engineers worked alongside Camp Lemonnier, Djiboutian, French and Chinese firefighters to help contain the fire, which was low-level but widespread and encroaching dangerously close to a surrounding village and the civilian airport.
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CJTF-HOA deputy commanding general attends Burundi Senior Command, Staff College graduation ceremony

7/23/2019
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), visited Bujumbura, Burundi, July 18-20 to participate in the Burundi National Defence Force's (BNDF) Senior Command and Staff College (SCSC) graduation.
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CJTF-HOA, Aga Khan University Hospital explore future partnership

7/13/2019
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa service members performed an on-site survey and subject matter expert exchange at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, July 2-4.
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Task Force Warrior, Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force meet for combative training

7/13/2019
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers participated in a combatives exchange at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, July 1 and July 5.
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CJTF-HOA, Kamenge Military Hospital partner for Ebola prevention

6/28/2019
The 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion, CJTF-HOA, and military personnel and doctors from the Kamenge Military Hospital conducted an Ebola preparedness subject matter expert exchange as a precautionary measure for personnel near the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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