Tag Archives: AFRICOM

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa works to neutralize threats and strengthen defenses in a number of African nations. How much do you know about their work?
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Did you know there are 9 combatant commands in the DoD? Find out what each cocom’s mission is here.
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The Joint Information Environment offers a three-pronged approach to creating a secure and resilient cyber network for the Defense Department and its entities.
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U.S., European and East African nations team up for a joint maritime activity known as Exercise Cutlass Express.
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Photo: U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Hoffman, 448th Civil Affairs Battalion non-commissioned officer in charge of operations, performs a blood pressure check on a patient during a medical civic action program clinic in Chebelley, Djibouti, Oct. 6, 2012. The Joint Civil Affairs Teams and 448th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team worked alongside Djibouti Ministry of Health personnel to provide medical and dental care and share best practices during the event. Hoffman is deployed from Fort Lewis, Wash., and is originally from Beaver Dam, Wis.

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Hoffman performs a blood pressure check on a patient during a medical civic action program clinic in Chebelley, Djibouti.
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