Tag Archives: East 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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NAMRU-3 Supports Force Health Protection in the Horn of Africa

By Lt. Cmdr. Peter Sebeny, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 3, research clinician Camp Lemonnier, established in Djibouti in 2002, is the only fixed U.S. base under the Africa Command (AFRICOM) and is also home of the U.S. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA). Originally focused on counter-terrorism operations, the camp’s mission has now expanded to include strengthening partnerships …

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