Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa

cjtf-hoa

In the Horn of Africa, CJTF-HOA is the U.S. Africa Command organization that conducts operations in the region to enhance partner nation capacity, promote regional security and stability, dissuade conflict, and protect U.S. and coalition interests. CJTF-HOA is critical to U.S. AFRICOM's efforts to build partner capacity to counter violent extremists and address other regional security partnerships. CJTF-HOA, with approximately 2,000 personnel assigned, is headquartered at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.

Mission
Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa conducts operations in the Combined Joint Operations Area to enhance partner nation capacity, promote regional stability, dissuade conflict, and protect US and coalition interests.

Vision
CJTF-HOA builds and strengthens partnerships to contribute to security and stability in East Africa. The task force’s efforts, as part of a comprehensive whole-of-government approach, are aimed at increasing our African partner nations’ capacity to maintain a stable environment, with an effective government that provides a degree of economic and social advancement to its citizens. An Africa that is stable, participates in free and fair markets, and contributes to global economic development is good for the United States as well as the rest of the world. Long term stability is a vital interest of all nations.

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Media Releases for Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa

U.S.-Burundi EOD Exchange Boosts Skills, Builds Relationships 9/18/2013
U.S.-Burundi EOD Exchange Boosts Skills, Builds Relationships U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Burundi National Defense Force combat engineers conducted a Humanitarian Mine Action exercise in Full Story
Wisconsin Club Donates School Supplies to Djiboutian School 6/4/2013
Wisconsin Club Donates School Supplies to Djiboutian School in Village of Chebelley Soldiers from the 411th Civil Affairs Battalion in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa recently visited youth at a school in Chebelley as part of an ongoing effort to build Full Story
One Health Event Highlights Ugandan Military, CJTF-HOA Veterinary Care 5/2/2013
One Health Event Highlights Ugandan Military, CJTF-HOA Veterinary Care Traverse north by car a few hours through the bustling and sprawling city of Kampala to the rolling and lush, green hills of Luwero with its dense jungles packed with banana trees, pineapple fields Full Story
New U.S. AFRICOM Commander Visits Djibouti in First Trip to Africa 4/25/2013
New U.S. AFRICOM Commander Visits Djibouti in First Trip to Africa Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander of U.S. Africa Command, visited Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, April 16-18, as part of his first trip to Africa less than 2 weeks after taking command. Rodriguez, Full Story
One Health training in Moroto improves local infrastructure, builds relationships 1/11/2013
One Health training held in Moroto, Uganda, Nov. 18-27, 2012. One Health training held in Moroto, Uganda, Nov. 18-27, 2012. Full Story
Mentorship promotes partnership between US, Uganda Soldiers 1/4/2013
U.S. AFRICOM Photo Kentucky Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 138th Field Artillery Regiment service members partnered with civilians from the African Contingency Operations Training Assistance mission at Singo Full Story
U.S. Marine Corps leadership visits CJTF-HOA Marines 12/29/2012
U.S. AFRICOM Photo U.S. Marine Corps leadership visited the Marines of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, at an all–call Dec. 28, 2012, to deliver a holiday message and emphasize the important role each Marine plays in Full Story
Commander's Holiday Message 12/17/2012
U.S. AFRICOM Photo

To the men and women of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa,

This time of year is a season of celebration, tradition, and fellowship - a season that revolves around those Full Story

Coalition refueling training enhances interoperability, partnerships, mission capabilities 11/28/2012
U.S. AFRICOM Photo U.S. Marines from the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducted a refueling training mission with the French forces while Full Story
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