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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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Photo: Ikulal Gabriel, a Kaabong-area community animal health worker, vaccinates a goat while farmers assist in a veterinary civil action program near Kaabong, Uganda, Sept. 7, 2011.

CJTF-HOA, 448th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team, recently partnered with the Uganda People’s Defense Forces to conduct the One Health Initiative
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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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Photo: U.S. Navy Lt. Erin Millea, Camp Lemonnier Expeditionary Medical Facility dentist, greets a young 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 to share best practices during the event. Millea is deployed from the U.S. Naval Academy and is originally from Omaha, Neb.

More than 300 Djiboutians received health care from U.S. and Djiboutian medical personnel who partnered during a medical civic action program clinic
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By U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kaitlyn Johnson CJTF-HOA Public Affairs CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – With tears in his eyes, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Dominique Pierre paused before recounting a 30-year journey that led him to his greatest …
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