Djibouti

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EARF deploys to provide airfield security at Manda Bay

3:47 PM1/14/2020
Following a Jan. 5 terrorist attack at Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, U.S. service members comprising part of U.S. Africa Command’s East Africa Response Force deployed to secure the airfield and augment security.
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United States delivers tactical vehicles to armed forces of Djibouti

3:49 PM1/14/2020
Part of a $31 million train-and-equip partnership between the U.S. government and the Djiboutian military
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Military medical in East Africa coordinates COVID-19 response

12:00 AM4/17/2020
The CJTF-HOA Surgeon Cell has a mission essential role in sustaining the health of U.S. armed forces, supporting ongoing operations and strengthening partner-nation alliances.
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DoD supports African partner nations in multiple ways

12:00 AM5/1/2020
AFRICOM continues to work closely with African partners to for capacity-building programs, security assistance, military equipment sales, education and exercises.
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Medical logistics team distributes PPE in fight against COVID-19

4:10 PM5/6/2020
CJTF-HOA's medical logistics team is distributing personal protective equipment to multiple outstations in East Africa as part of the fight against COVID-19.
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Fallen Soldier memorialized at contingency locations

11:26 AM6/2/2020
On May 1 a grand-opening ceremony was held at Baledogle Military Airfield, Somalia, for the Henry Mayfield Jr. Dining Facility, and on May 21 the Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility at Manda Bay was officially renamed the Henry J. Mayfield Jr. Recreation Center.
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CJTF-HOA: Incoming commander uniquely suited to lead in Africa

11:12 AM6/9/2020
Maj. Gen. Michael Turello, outgoing commander, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), transfers command of the task force to Maj. Gen. Lapthe Flora, former deputy commander, U.S. Army Africa.
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AFRICOM, CJTF-HOA commanders meet with senior Djiboutian officials

10:48 AM6/12/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), and Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), meet with U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André; Djibouti Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahmoud Ali Youssouf; Djibouti Minister of Defense, Hassan Omar Mohamed Bourhan; and Djibouti National Army Brig. Gen. Tahir Ali Mohamed, headquarters chief of staff of Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD), at Camp Lemonnier (CLDJ), Djibouti, June 8, 2020.
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AFRICOM, CJTF-HOA commanders meet with senior Djiboutian officials

10:49 AM6/12/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), and Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), meet with U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André; Djibouti Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahmoud Ali Youssouf; Djibouti Minister of Defense, Hassan Omar Mohamed Bourhan; and Djibouti National Army Brig. Gen. Tahir Ali Mohamed, headquarters chief of staff of Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD), at Camp Lemonnier (CLDJ), Djibouti, June 8, 2020.
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AFRICOM, CJTF-HOA commanders meet with senior Djiboutian officials

10:49 AM6/12/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), and Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), meet with U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André; Djibouti Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mahmoud Ali Youssouf; Djibouti Minister of Defense, Hassan Omar Mohamed Bourhan; and Djibouti National Army Brig. Gen. Tahir Ali Mohamed, headquarters chief of staff of Djibouti Armed Forces (FAD), at Camp Lemonnier (CLDJ), Djibouti, June 8, 2020.
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AFRICOM commander meets with Djiboutian leaders

11:18 AM6/12/2020
(from left) U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Larry André, met with Ismail Omar Guelleh, president of the Republic of Djibouti, and other senior leaders of the East Africa nation in early June. During the visit Townsend recognized Djibouti’s successful COVID-19 response and congratulated President Guelleh for his nation’s feat in containing the pandemic spread.
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Army component and African senior leaders discuss security cooperation

10:23 AM6/25/2020
Maj. Gen. Cloutier introduced Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, incoming U.S. Army Africa commander, to each senior leader and affirmed ongoing partnerships.
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AFRICOM works with international partners to deliver critical supplies to East Africa

3:21 PM6/26/2020
U.S. Africa Command partnered with the multinational Heavy Airlift Wing to deliver critical supplies to troops supporting East Africa operations this week as part of an effort to strengthen international logistics support in Africa.
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Logistics challenges, opportunities discussed during Lexington Institute webinar

4:07 PM6/26/2020
The materials delivered included medical personal protective equipment and blood to support the forward-deployed field medical unit in East Africa. The shipment also included ammunition and supplies to address mutual threats in the region.
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AFRICOM partners with NATO to deliver critical supplies to East Africa

4:09 PM6/26/2020
The materials delivered included medical personal protective equipment and blood to support the forward-deployed field medical unit in East Africa. The shipment also included ammunition and supplies to address mutual threats in the region.
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CJTF-HOA supports Djibouti’s fight against COVID-19

11:19 AM6/29/2020
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), delivered approximately $9,400 worth of hospital beds to the Djibouti Ministry of Health during a ceremony at the Bouffard Hospital in Djibouti City, Djibouti, June 25.
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U.S., Djiboutian veterinarians partner to treat local livestock

10:07 AM9/2/2020
Veterinary care and welfare for animals is essential throughout rural villages of Djibouti, where animals are interconnected with residents’ livelihoods.
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U.S., Djiboutian veterinarians partner to treat local livestock

10:34 AM9/2/2020
U.S. Army Maj. (Dr.) Mark Cunningham, 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team preventive medicine veterinarian, examines a donkey with a stethoscope during a veterinary exchange in the rural village of Ali Oune, Djibouti, Aug. 30, 2020. In partnership with the Djiboutian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, the 443rd CA BN was able to assist the veterinarian for Damerjog, Djibouti, in providing livestock care for the people in the remote desert village.
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U.S., Djiboutian veterinarians partner to treat local livestock

10:41 AM9/2/2020
U.S. Army Maj. (Dr.) Mark Cunningham, 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team preventive medicine veterinarian, examines a donkey with a stethoscope during a veterinary exchange in the rural village of Ali Oune, Djibouti, Aug. 30, 2020. In partnership with the Djiboutian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, the 443rd CA BN was able to assist the veterinarian for Damerjog, Djibouti, in providing livestock care for the people in the remote desert village.
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U.S., Djiboutian veterinarians partner to treat local livestock

10:42 AM9/2/2020
U.S. Army Sgt. Ebony O’Brien, 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team animal care specialist, handles a baby goat during a veterinary exchange in the rural village of Ali Oune, Djibouti, Aug. 30, 2020. Veterinary care and welfare for animals is essential throughout rural villages of Djibouti, where animals are interconnected with residents’ livelihoods.
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(rotator) U.S., Djiboutian veterinarians partner to treat local livestock

10:45 AM9/2/2020
U.S. Army Sgt. Ebony O’Brien, 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team animal care specialist, handles a baby goat during a veterinary exchange in the rural village of Ali Oune, Djibouti, Aug. 30, 2020. Veterinary care and welfare for animals is essential throughout rural villages of Djibouti, where animals are interconnected with residents’ livelihoods.
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U.S., Djiboutian veterinarians partner to treat local livestock

10:46 AM9/2/2020
Local village children collect water and watch a veterinary exchange in the rural village of Ali Oune, Djibouti, Aug. 30, 2020. In partnership with the Djiboutian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, the 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion was able to assist the veterinarian for Damerjog, Djibouti, in providing livestock care to the people in the remote desert village.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:21 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

6:22 PM9/25/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

8:25 AM9/26/2020
The trip, which included stops in Somalia, Djibouti, Chad and Niger, demonstrated AFRICOM’s whole of government approach in Africa.
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AFRICOM & SOCAF leaders visit East & West partner nations

9:38 AM9/28/2020
During the trip, both Young and Anderson conducted key leader engagements with African and international partner civilian and military leaders. At trip stops, leaders focused on the regional VEO threats and collective solutions to degrade these terrorist networks.
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AFRICOM’s new director of operations visits Africa to engage with partners

7:56 AM10/3/2020
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler, director of operations, U.S. Africa Command, traveled to the African continent to engage with partners, visit key U.S. military operating locations, and deepen his understanding of security in the region, Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.
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AFRICOM’s new director of operations visits Africa to engage with partners

2:35 PM10/5/2020
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler, director of operations, speaks with soldiers from the Djiboutian National Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) after watching a live-fire exercise Sept. 28. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specific tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army.
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AFRICOM’s new director of operations visits Africa to engage with partners

2:44 PM10/5/2020
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Joel Tyler, director of operations, speaks with U.S. Army Capt. Michael Hoemke, Security Forces commander, at Chabelley Airfield, Sept. 28. Tyler visited East Africa to assess U.S. operations, force protection, and posture location support.
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AFRICOM’s new director of operations visits Africa to engage with partners

2:45 PM10/5/2020
Djiboutian National Army’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (RIB) conducts a live-fire exercise in Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 28. The RIB’s mission is to serve as a reactionary force to accomplish specific tasks directed by their higher command in the Djiboutian army.
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Security Forces Assistance Brigade, Djiboutian Bataillon d'intervention rapide conduct joint training

3:24 PM11/2/2020
The advanced infantry battalion's primary mission is to train and serve as a quick reaction force to accomplish specified tasks directed by its higher command in the Djiboutian army.
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NCO development focus of AFRICOM Senior Enlisted Leader's visit to African nations

12:00 AM12/18/2020
As part of Townsend’s African Enlisted Development Strategy (AEDS), Thresher focused his trip on the top Kenyan non-commissioned officers (NCO) responsible for developing NCOs within the Kenya Defense Forces.
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AFRICOM commander meets with Djiboutian Foreign Minister

1:48 PM11/27/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command met with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf Nov. 26.
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AFRICOM commander travels to East Africa

5:00 PM11/27/2020
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command, was joined by acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller on a multi-day trip Nov. 25-27 to Djibouti and Somalia.
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NCO development focus of AFRICOM Senior Enlisted Leader's visit to African nations

4:17 PM12/18/2020
Warrant Officer Class One Elijah Koranga, Kenya Defense Forces Sergeant Major, invited Thresher to observe the culminating event of the newly-developed Kenyan Command Course for NCOs – a course implemented by Koranga following an AEDS key leader engagement in the U.S. in March, when he visited NCO academies from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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NCO development focus of AFRICOM Senior Enlisted Leader's visit to African nations

4:17 PM12/18/2020
Warrant Officer Class One Elijah Koranga, Kenya Defense Forces Sergeant Major, invited Thresher to observe the culminating event of the newly-developed Kenyan Command Course for NCOs – a course implemented by Koranga following an AEDS key leader engagement in the U.S. in March, when he visited NCO academies from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

10:20 AM1/15/2021
Continued engagement plays a crucial role in strengthening U.S. relationships with North African partner nations to better pursue a shared goal of global security.
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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

12:00 AM1/4/2021
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe Flora, commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, escorts U.S. Air Force Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, Jan. 4, 2020, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Harrigian arrived at CLDJ as part of a battlefield circulation to East Africa.
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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

10:26 AM1/15/2021
Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, and Donald Blome, U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia, attend a ceremony at the North Africa American Cemetery, Tunisia, Jan. 6, 2021. Harrigian visited various locations in North Africa to reaffirm the U.S. military's commitment to the region.
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Air Forces Africa commander reaffirms commitment to North Africa

10:29 AM1/15/2021
Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, and Donald Blome, U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia, attend a ceremony at the North Africa American Cemetery, Tunisia, Jan. 6, 2021. Harrigian visited various locations in North Africa to reaffirm the U.S. military's commitment to the region.
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AFRICOM commander concludes visit to East Africa

11:59 AM1/19/2021
Commander, senior enlisted leader, wrap up a five-day visit to East Africa including stops in Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya as well as to the USS Makin Island (LHD 8), operating off the coast of Somalia.
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Commander, command senior enlisted leader conclude visit to East Africa

12:00 AM1/15/2021
U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, speaks to a group of service members during an award ceremony at an airfield in East Africa, Jan 15, 2021. Townsend traveled to East Africa to review future posturing of U.S. forces with key leaders in support of Operation Octave Quartz in preparation for the next phase of operations in East Africa.
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Commander, command senior enlisted leader conclude visit to East Africa

12:00 AM1/15/2021
Sgt. Maj. Richard Thresher, command senior enlisted leader, U.S. Africa Command, congratulates a service member during an award ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Jan. 15, 2021. Thresher was part of a five-day visit to East Africa with U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command. During the trip, Thresher recognized U.S. forces and spoke with partner military leadership about training possibilities.
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U.S., French forces conduct joint artillery training

4:11 PM2/9/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF) in support of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and French Soldiers assigned to the 5th Overseas Intermarines Regiment (RIAOM) participate in a live-fire joint artillery training event at the Djiboutian Range Complex, Djibouti, Feb. 2, 2021. U.S. and French forces took turns firing their weapons systems and demonstrating their capabilities. Additional photos here: https://www.dvidshub.net/image/6512338/us-french-forces-conduct-joint-artillery-training
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U.S., French forces conduct joint artillery training

12:00 AM2/2/2021
Joint training facilitates sharing of French and U.S. artillery techniques while furthering the relationship between EARF Soldiers and the 5th RIAOM.
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CJTF-HOA, Djiboutian military partner in 4-day signal exercise

3:33 PM3/29/2021
Capt. Aabdoulaziz Ahmed, Armed Forces of Djibouti deputy signal commander, briefs U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Terrence Koudelka, deputy commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, U.S. Army Col. David Dailey, chief of staff, and U.S. Army Maj. Billy Boyd, communications deputy director, on the integrated field training exercise at Arta, Djibouti, March 17, 2021.
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CJTF-HOA, Djiboutian military partner in 4-day signal exercise

3:33 PM3/29/2021
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Joel Nelson, plans and projects noncommissioned officer in charge, helps set up a long-range antenna during an integrated field training exercise with the Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) at Arta, Djibouti, March 17, 2021. The FAD’s exercise scenario took place in Arta, We’a, at FAD headquarters and with counterparts as part of the African Union Mission in Somalia.
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CJTF-HOA, Djiboutian military partner in 4-day signal exercise

3:33 PM3/29/2021
Capt. Abdoulaziz Ahmed, Armed Forces of Djibouti deputy signal commander, briefs U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Terrence Koudelka, deputy commanding general, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, and U.S. Army Col. David Dailey, chief of staff, during a field training exercise at Arta, Djibouti, March 17, 2021.
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CJTF-HOA, Djiboutian military partner in 4-day signal exercise

3:33 PM3/29/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers and Armed Forces of Djibouti Soldiers (FAD) put together cables for a long-range antenna during an integrated field training exercise at Arta, Djibouti, March 17, 2021. This was the first time FAD Soldiers set up high frequency antennas to establish communication with their counterparts as part of the African Union Mission in Somalia.
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CJTF-HOA, Djiboutian military partner in 4-day signal exercise

3:33 PM3/29/2021
Armed Forces of Djibouti (FAD) begin setting up camp for a joint field training exercise at Arta, Djibouti, March 15, 2021. For the first time U.S. Soldiers, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa communications, work with the FAD as part of their signal course finals in an integrated training exercise.
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U.S. Naval Forces Africa completes construction projects on Djiboutian Navy Base

8:38 AM4/1/2021
The project enhances the facilities used to host the annual Cutlass Express exercise and is part of a multi-year infrastructure investment partnership between U.S. Naval Forces Africa and the Djiboutian Navy.
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U.S. Naval Forces Africa completes construction projects on Djiboutian Navy Base

9:04 AM4/1/2021
The project enhances the facilities used to host the annual Cutlass Express exercise and is part of a multi-year infrastructure investment partnership between U.S. Naval Forces Africa and the Djiboutian Navy that will create storage, maintenance and operational facilities for the Cutlass Express exercise and the Defender patrol boats provided by the U.S. Department of State in February 2020.
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U.S. Naval Forces-Africa continues exercises to test movement of troops across Africa

4:27 PM5/13/2021
This movement continues U.S. Africa Command's series of exercises in West Africa this spring. The first two exercises were completed by troops stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and tested the command's ability to move troops quickly across the continent from east to west in support of partners throughout the region.
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CJTF-HOA welcomes a new commander

2:59 PM5/18/2021
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Lapthe C. Flora, the outgoing Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commanding general, transferred responsibility to U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William L. Zana during a change of command ceremony May 15. U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander of the U.S. Africa Command, presided over the ceremony.
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U.S., French enhance interoperability over the Horn of Africa

1:32 PM5/26/2021
U.S. Marine Corps and French Air Force members demonstrated joint capabilities over the Horn of Africa, May 24, 2021.
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Civil Affairs soldiers conduct English discussion groups in Djibouti

10:22 AM6/8/2021
U.S. Army Soldiers with Civil Affairs East Africa (CA-EA), a forward deployed element of Southern European Task Force - Africa (SETAF-AF) in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), participated in information exchanges called English discussion groups (EDG) at schools and learning centers in Djibouti.
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U.S. Army Civil Affairs works to empower women in Djibouti

8:57 AM7/7/2021
U.S. Army civil affairs Soldiers in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa completed their final lessons of first aid and English at Solidarte Feminine July 1, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The team has made Women, Peace and Security a part of their mission to empower the women at Solidarte Feminine, a local organization in Djibouti that provides resources to women in need in Djibouti as well as those directly or indirectly affected by HIV.
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U.S. Army Civil Affairs works to empower women in Djibouti

8:57 AM7/7/2021
U.S. Army civil affairs Soldiers in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa completed their final lessons of first aid and English at Solidarte Feminine July 1, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The team has made Women, Peace and Security a part of their mission to empower the women at Solidarte Feminine, a local organization in Djibouti that provides resources to women in need in Djibouti as well as those directly or indirectly affected by HIV.
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U.S. Army Civil Affairs works to empower women in Djibouti

8:57 AM7/7/2021
U.S. Army civil affairs Soldiers in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa completed their final lessons of first aid and English at Solidarte Feminine July 1, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The team has made Women, Peace and Security a part of their mission to empower the women at Solidarte Feminine, a local organization in Djibouti that provides resources to women in need in Djibouti as well as those directly or indirectly affected by HIV.
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U.S. Army Civil Affairs works to empower women in Djibouti

8:57 AM7/7/2021
U.S. Army civil affairs Soldiers in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa completed their final lessons of first aid and English at Solidarte Feminine July 1, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The team has made Women, Peace and Security a part of their mission to empower the women at Solidarte Feminine, a local organization in Djibouti that provides resources to women in need in Djibouti as well as those directly or indirectly affected by HIV.
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U.S. Army Civil Affairs empowers women in Djibouti

8:56 AM7/7/2021
The team has made Women, Peace and Security (WPS) a part of their mission to empower the women at Solidarte Feminine, a local organization in Djibouti that provides resources to women in need in Djibouti as well as those directly or indirectly affected by HIV.
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Cutlass Express 21 begins, aims to strengthen coalition to secure maritime domains

8:40 AM7/28/2021
CE 21 assesses and improves combined maritime law enforcement capacity and promotes national and regional security in East Africa.
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Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 Concludes

3:03 PM8/9/2021
Maritime forces from 15 East African, European, North America and West Indian Ocean nations joined several international organizations in celebrating the successful conclusion of multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2021 (CE 21), Aug. 6, 2021.
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Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

9:33 AM9/10/2021
Capt. Le Mohamed Louaita, commander of the Djiboutian Demining Company, expresses gratitude to Tech. Sgt. Dylan Wagner, explosive ordnance disposal technician, during training Aug. 22, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The demining unit was established in 2001 to ensure that Djibouti could become mine-free after years of civil war throughout the 1990s, a goal that was achieved in 2003. Eighteen years later, mines remain a threat in the surrounding region.
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Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

9:33 AM9/10/2021
Service members from the Kentucky National Guard interact with soldiers from the Djiboutian Demining Company during a practical filed exercise in Djibouti City, Djibouti, on Aug. 24, 2021. The demining unit was established in 2001 to ensure that Djibouti could become mine-free after years of civil war throughout the 1990s, a goal that was achieved in 2003. Eighteen years later, mines remain a threat in the surrounding region.
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Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

9:33 AM9/10/2021
Kentucky National Guard engineers traveled more than 15,000 miles to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, to conduct training with the Djiboutian military's Demining Company as part of the State Partnership Program from Aug. 19-29, 2021. The demining unit was established in 2001 to ensure that Djibouti could become mine-free after years of civil war throughout the 1990s, a goal that was achieved in 2003. Eighteen years later, mines remain a threat in the surrounding region.
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Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

9:33 AM9/10/2021
Kentucky National Guard engineers and Djiboutian demining soldiers pose for a photo after completing a bomb suit training exercise on Aug. 24, 2021, in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The demining unit was established in 2001 to ensure that Djibouti could become mine-free after years of civil war throughout the 1990s, a goal that was achieved in 2003. Eighteen years later, mines remain a threat in the surrounding region.
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Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

9:33 AM9/10/2021
Kentucky National Guard engineers traveled more than 15,000 miles to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, to conduct training with the Djiboutian military's Demining Company as part of the State Partnership Program from Aug. 19-29, 2021.
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Kentucky National Guard, Djibouti Demining Company train as part of State Partnership Program

10:02 AM9/10/2021
Kentucky National Guard engineers traveled more than 15,000 miles to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, to conduct training with the Djiboutian military's Demining Company as part of the State Partnership Program from Aug. 19-29, 2021. The demining unit was established in 2001 to ensure that Djibouti could become mine-free after years of civil war throughout the 1990s; this was achieved in 2003. Eighteen years later, mines remain a threat in the surrounding region.
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

11:36 AM9/30/2021
Lt. Col. Abdirohman Ali Habone, Djibouti Republican Guard, shares her personal experiences serving in the military as a panelist for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. The symposium included more than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard who joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders to focus on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and help promote the empowerment of women in achieving security.
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

11:36 AM9/30/2021
Women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard join U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security.
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

11:36 AM9/30/2021
A member of the Djibouti Republican Guard takes notes the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. As part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa hosted the event to allow Djiboutian military and partner forces women to strengthen partnerships through open conversation and knowledge sharing.
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

11:36 AM9/30/2021
More than 30 women serving with Armed Forces Djibouti, Gendamerie, Republican Guard, National Police and Djiboutian Coast Guard joined U.S., Japanese, Italian, Spanish and Kenyan leaders for the inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti City, Djibouti, Sept. 22, 2021. The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security.
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CJTF-HOA hosts inaugural Women in Security Symposium in Djibouti

11:40 AM9/30/2021
The symposium focused on the incorporation of a gender perspective into peace and security, and helped promote the empowerment of women in achieving security.
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