Camp Lemonnier

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It takes a village: military medical from across East African CJOA, elsewhere come together for coordinated response to COVID-19 pandemic

4/17/2020
Providing a better coordinated effort to protect health and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic
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MEDLOG distributes PPE to outstations as preventive measure in fight against COVID-19

5/4/2020
Distributing personal protective equipment and other materials to multiple outstations in East Africa as part of the fight against COVID-19
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Safety inspections at construction sites ensure successful outcomes

5/20/2020
Roughly 21% of workplace fatalities took place at construction sites
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Manda Bay, BMA name facilities for fallen service member

5/29/2020
Two contingency locations within CJTF-HOA's combined joint operations area recently named facilities in honor of U.S. Army Spc. Henry J. “Mitch” Mayfield Jr.
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CJTF-HOA supports Djibouti’s fight against COVID-19

6/27/2020
Delivering $9,400 worth of hospital beds to the Djibouti Ministry of Health
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CJTF-HOA and U.S. Embassy Djibouti Deliver PCR Machine to Djibouti Ministry of Health

8/12/2020
“My compliments to you, your government and your people, and I look forward to this partnership continuing”
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BMA fire chief awarded 2019 DoD Fire Officer of the Year

8/21/2020
An Airman currently deployed to Baledogle Military Airfield was recently awarded the DoD Fire Officer of the Year for 2019
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New staff arrives at CJTF-HOA

10/12/2020
Nearly 200 Soldiers from the 196th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Army National Guard became the new headquarters staff after arriving at Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Sept. 25, 2020.
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Maryland Mayor makes mark on East Africa

11/5/2020
At the young age of seven, U.S. Army Capt. Jake Day remembers wanting to be the Mayor of his hometown of Salisbury, Maryland.
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USO delivers 3 millionth USO care package

11/17/2020
The USO at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti had the opportunity to deliver the 3 millionth USO care package in East Africa, Nov. 11, 2020.
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Medical personnel administer COVID-19 vaccine at Camp Lemonnier Djibouti

3/4/2021
Approximately 600 Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ), residents volunteer to receive the first round of the COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 27, 2021. After this round, the total vaccinated personnel at CLDJ has risen to more than 1,100.
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Djiboutian Army commander appoints newly promoted U.S. Army Major as elder

6/11/2021
U.S. Army Capt. Steven Kornegay, a team leader with the 2nd Security Forces Assistance Brigade, was promoted to the rank of major by Djiboutian Army Lt. Col. Mohamed Assoweh, the commander of the Battalion Intervention Rapide.
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U.S. military medical teams work to reach full vaccination goals in East Africa

8/27/2021
U.S. Army medical personnel with Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) traveled to Camp Simba, Kenya, to administer COVID-19 vaccines in accordance with Department of Defense policy and guidance to help reduce the burden of COVID-19 in high-risk populations and simultaneously mitigate risk to military operations.
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U.S. Soldiers conduct Live-Fire Training in Djibouti, Africa

8/27/2021
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Doremus, company fire support noncommissioned officer, Task Force Iron Gray, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), retrieves an M4 carbine from the armory at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 24, 2021, in preparation for a live-fire exercise. Live-fire exercises validate a platoon’s proficiency to take command and control through reinforcing concepts like supporting fire, base of fire and synchronization of fires. CJTF-HOA, operating from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, is a dynamic operational headquarters that ensures strategic partnership with Djibouti, responds to crises, supports operations and protects U.S. interests in East Africa in order to enhance regional stability and prosperity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
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UAV Training: Becoming the eyes in the sky

10/28/2021
Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) completed a 10-day RQ-11 Raven unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators qualification course at Chabelley Airfield, Djibouti, Oct.13, 2021, to increase the number of trained Raven operators within the command.
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377th Engineers complete mission in Horn of Africa

11/4/2021
Soldiers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 377th Engineer Vertical Construction Company (EVCC), from Pennsylvania, transferred the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) engineering mission over to the 712th Engineering Support Company (ESC), from South Carolina, during a ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2021.
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A decade of Japan-U.S. partnership in Djibouti

11/18/2021
On Nov. 11, 2021, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) celebrated Allied Appreciation Day at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Onlookers peered to the sky as Japan's P-3 Orion joined nine other U.S., U.K. and France aircraft in a low approach mission over Djibouti’s Ambouli International Airport. The event showcased the combined military presence in Djibouti and served to honor the shared partnerships, history and devotion to peace celebrated during Veterans, Armistice and Remembrance days.
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CJTF-HOA strengthens personnel recovery mission in East Africa

11/22/2021
The PRCC at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), conducts personnel recovery and casualty evacuation for U.S. and joint partners in East Africa. To test their response time and demonstrate their capabilities, the PRCC conducted a full casualty evacuation exercise from start to finish. More importantly, the exercise served to examine their system for deficiencies.
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A job well done: Djibouti, U.S. Army repair village’s water supply

1/6/2022
In December 2021, U.S. Army Soldiers and Chabelley villagers worked hand-in-hand moving large rocks, digging trenches and replacing a damaged coupling. Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) engineers, including Soldiers from the 712th Engineer Support Company (712th ESC), helped village residents fix a leak in their only source of drinking water.
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Coalition competition builds camaraderie in Djibouti

1/12/2022
The silence is broken with the distinct cry of a horn cutting through the morning air. As if commanded by the sound, Djiboutian, French, Japanese and American Soldiers all leap from the starting line, sprinting across the arid desert. This dash across the Djiboutian desert was part of a rifle marksmanship competition held on Dec. 11, 2021, and hosted by Soldiers from B Company, 1-157th Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Task Force Iron Gray (TFIG), Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA).
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US Military tracks, fights pathogens in East Africa

5/23/2022
COVID-19 reminded the world of the danger unknown pathogens can present to the world, as the disease swept across the globe, shutting down entire societies in the early days of the pandemic. For many of us, pathogens are not a common consideration, or at least not at the microscopic level. There are however a select few people and organizations dedicated to identifying, observing, and analyzing this very topic. Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Pavlicek, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. – 3 (NAMRU-3) director of the microbiology laboratory at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, is one of those people.
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Japan-U.S. conduct first-ever combat care knowledge exchange in Djibouti

6/3/2022
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) soldiers conducted a Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TC3) medical knowledge exchange with Task Force Red Dragon, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), for the first time at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 27, 2022.
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Civil Affairs improves herd health in East Africa

8/10/2022
Members of Alpha company 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion collaborated with the 353rd Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, and other volunteers, to conduct a Herd Health Veterinarian Engagement in the village of Chabelley, August 3-4, 2022.
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Djibouti, U.S. media members exchange knowledge

9/8/2022
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and Camp Lemonnier Public Affairs Directorates conducted a knowledge exchange from Aug. 29-31, 2022, with Djib-Live TV, RTD: Téĺé Djibouti, Agence Djiboutienne d'Information - ADI, and Journal La Nation, in coordination with U.S. Embassy Djibouti and Ministère de la Communication, chargé des Postes et des Télécommunications.
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From Red Dragon to Wolfhound: National Guard infantry units support East Africa Mission

9/22/2022
The Virginia Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, turned over control of an East Africa security mission to the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, during a transfer-of-authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Sept. 19.
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