2020 National Day in Djibouti

The U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, hosted the annual National Day celebration at his residence in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the celebration.

Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti Feb 19, 2020
11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 1 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti – U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Damian T. Donahoe, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), speaks during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. This event, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Personnel from CJTF-HOA, Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Elisandro T. Diaz)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 2 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, speaks during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the celebration. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Elisandro T. Diaz)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 3 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Marines parade the colors during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry E. André, celebrates the 244th year of U.S. independence. Military personnel assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Elisandro T. Diaz)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 4 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti – Youth performers from Djibouti’s National Union of Women sing the Djibouti national anthem during National Day, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event celebrates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Elisandro T. Diaz)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 5 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti – Youth performers from Djibouti’s National Union of Women sing the Djibouti national anthem during National Day, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event celebrates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gage Daniel)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 6 of 11: U.S. Navy Cmdr. Sean Hays (left), U.S. Embassy Djibouti senior defense official and defense attaché, salutes during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. This event, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Personnel from CJTF-HOA, Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gage Daniel)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 7 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, speaks during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the celebration. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Elisandro T. Diaz)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 8 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, speaks during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gage Daniel)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 9 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti - U.S. Marines parade the colors during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, celebrates the 244th year of U.S. independence. Military personnel assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gage Daniel)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 10 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti – Guests including military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, and U.S. Embassy staff listen to U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gage Daniel)
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11 photos: 2020 National Day in Djibouti
Photo 11 of 11: DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti – U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Damian T. Donahoe, deputy commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), speaks during National Day in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. This event, hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Personnel from CJTF-HOA, Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gage Daniel)
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The U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, hosted the annual National Day celebration at his residence in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Feb. 11, 2020. The event commemorates the 244th year of U.S. independence and is typically held each spring to avoid the summer heat. Military personnel from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Camp Lemonnier Djibouti (CLDJ), coalition partners, guests, and U.S. Embassy staff attended the celebration.

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