U.S. Soldier conquers French Desert Commando Course
For nearly fifty years, French soldiers stationed in Djibouti have made their way to Arta Mountains for the French Desert Command course, a grueling five-day course designed to test soldiers’ physical, emotional and mental limits. This year 40 U.S. service members signed up for the challenge, among them was U.S. Army SGT Liliana Munday.
AFRICOM, Djibouti leaders continue to strengthen ties
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley, U.S. Africa Command commander, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ali Youssouf, during a recent visit to Djibouti, Nov. 22, 2023.
AFRICOM commander spends holiday with troops in Africa
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Michael Langley, U.S. Africa Command commander, and U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Patrick Woods, command senior enlisted leader, visited troops stationed on Camp Lemonnier for Thanksgiving Day to serve the troops.
The Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa is, in every sense of the word, diverse. Service members and civilian employees of all different ages, hailing from every corner of the world with different outlooks and experiences are here serving a single mission. Among them is Hassan Ali, a resident of Virginia, a U.S. citizen since 2012, a member of CJTF-HOA, and a native of Djibouti.