Tag Archives: Africa

Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa

By Lt. Cmdr. Mary C. Graves, MSC, director, Naval Operational Medical Lessons Learned Center Part of the vision of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) is to strengthen partnerships to contribute to the security and stability in East Africa.  One way they do this is through humanitarian projects that benefit the local population, and build diplomacy …

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Africa Partnership Station Medical Training in Cameroon

By: Chief Hospital Corpsman (SW) Blake W. Cooper, medical planner at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa It’s hard to explain Africa to someone who has never been there; it’s even harder to explain the inner workings of the countries that make up this continent.  Since its inception in 2007, the Africa Partnership Station (APS) has been the vehicle that allows …

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