Ribta is located in a small valley in the mountains of the Tadjoura region, far from any city and public water systems; the villagers there rely on well water for drinking and watering their crops.
The 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion received authority from the 404th CA Battalion.
The responsibility as the Security Force Battalion for Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa was transferred from one Texas Army National Guard battalion to another at a ceremony on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on July 5, 2018.
CJTF-HOA’s continued commitment to training and equipping the RIB enables Djibouti’s effectiveness in developing security and stability within its’ borders and East Africa.
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 144th Infantry Regiment (3-144th IN) participated in the passing of the colors with Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Battalion (1-153rd IN) during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Nov. 1, 2017.