Camp Lemonnier

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Name: Camp Lemonnier
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Air Force sees resource shift as U.S. exits Afghanistan, heads to Africa

As the war in Afghanistan begins to wind down, the Air Force foresees its resources shifting to Africa. Col. Kelly Passmore of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group commander at Camp Lemonnier said he believes it’s already happening.“Our presence here in ... [Published Washington Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Goodbye, Afghanistan — hello, Africa: Air Force sees resource shift as U.S. exits Middle East

As the war in Afghanistan begins to wind down, the Air Force foresees its resources shifting to Africa. Col. Kelly Passmore of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group commander at Camp Lemonnier said he believes it’s already happening. “Our presence here in ... [Published Washington Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh

The White HouseOffice of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseApril 15, 2014On Monday, May 5, President Obama will host President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti at the White House. President Guellehs visit underscores the strength of the strategic ... [Published Ein News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Obama to meet Djibouti President on May 5

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama will hold talks next month with President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, a key counterterrorism partner for US forces tracking extremists in Africa.The White House said the May 5 meeting at the White House would ... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Air Force mission on the rise in Africa amid Afghan drawdown - News

Col. Kelly Passmore, 449th Air Expeditionary Group commander at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, talks about search and rescue missions while standing in front of one of his unit's HH60 Pave Hawk helicopters, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Michael Abrams/Stars and ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Crisis response force adds firepower to US base in Africa - News

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti—Staff Sgt. Alan Wardell was anticipating a slowgoing deployment when he got the order to go to Africa, one with enough down time to bulk up at the gym and head back to Kansas lean and mean. “It was going to be the diet and gym ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sailors in Djibouti patrol to prevent another USS Cole - News

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti — Before sunrise, the sailors slip off base in a boat-hauling convoy through the darkened streets of Djibouti, harbor-bound. Sailors of the Coastal Riverine Squadron-1 Forward Wave 2, deployed to Camp Lemonnier to guard big U.S. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Behind the Veil of Secrecy Over US Military Operations in Africa

This story first appeared on theWhat the military will say to a reporter and what is said behind closed doors are two very different things—especially when it comes to the US military in Africa. For years, US Africa Command (AFRICOM) has maintained a ... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

PEASE: America’s clandestine war in Africa continues

The Washington Post reported in late March 2014, “a sharp increase in U.S. Special forces deployed to Uganda.” President Barack Obama “sent U.S. military aircraft there for the first time in the ongoing effort to hunt down warlord Joseph Kony across a ... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

M is for Military Working Dog

Reading Patrick’s nice piece on what is my favorite animal, too, reminded me that it has been a while since I have posted about my favorite kind of Dog, the Military working Dog (MWD), our “ four-legged warriors ” So here is a quick trip through ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Chance encounter connects Marines with long lost rescuers

STUTTGART, Germany — As Staff Sgt. Luke Thompson examined the letter written in broken English, the first thing that jumped out was the date: Feb. 17, 2006.The note, passed to him by a Djiboutian soldier in October, continued: "smoke, fire, crash of two ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Anti-terrorism exercise

The U.S. Army posted a photo: CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (March 20, 2014) U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Knutt, a platoon sergeant with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, shouts to a fellow soldier during an anti-terrorism exercise ... [Published U.S. Army - Flickr Images - Mar 20 2014]

Quotes

"The president looks forward to discussing a range of issues of mutual interest with President Guelleh, including security and counterterrorism, development, trade and energy cooperation" White House spokesman Jay Carney said in a statement
..."The eighteen months or so that I've been here, we've been at war the whole time," Cook told them. "We are trying to provide opportunities for the African people to fix their own African challenges. Now, unfortunately, operations in Libya, South Sudan, and Mali, over the last two years, have proven there's always something going on in Africa."
...Kelly Passmore, 449th Air Expeditionary Group commander at Camp Lemonnier. "As DOD has capacity that is freed up from our transition out of Afghanistan, it gives us forces that are able to now focus on this region."
"It’s to show an aggressive posture, said Petty Officer 2nd Class Javan Wells, patrol leader. "Our job is to prevent things from developing into a threat in the first place.""

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Air Force sees resource shift as U.S. exits Afg... [Published Washington Times - 10 hours ago]
Goodbye, Afghanistan — hello, Africa: Air Force... [Published Washington Times - 11 hours ago]
Forces Eye Shift to Africa [Published Air Force Association - Apr 16 2014]
Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit o... [Published Ein News - Apr 15 2014]
Obama to meet Djibouti President on May 5 [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 15 2014]
Air Force mission on the rise in Africa amid Af... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
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Accompanied tours in Djibouti? US military look... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
Crisis response force adds firepower to US base... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
Behind the Veil of Secrecy Over US Military Ope... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 15 2014]
Air Force mission on the rise in Africa amid Af... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 14 2014]
Sailors in Djibouti patrol to prevent another U... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 14 2014]
Accompanied tours in Djibouti? US military look... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 14 2014]
Crisis response force adds fire power to US bas... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 14 2014]
America's Upcoming War in Africa [Published Axis of Logic - Apr 14 2014]
Tomgram: Nick Turse, AFRICOM Becomes a "War-Fig... [Published Tom Dispatch - Apr 14 2014]
PEASE: America’s clandestine war in Africa cont... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Apr 10 2014]
2014 Navy Leadership Award Recipients Announced [Published Navy News Stand - Apr 09 2014]
M is for Military Working Dog [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 05 2014]
Utah National Guard spokesman stepping down [Published Deseret Morning News - Apr 03 2014]
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Photo - Pararescue Helo Hoist [Published BLACKFIVE - Mar 28 2014]
Chance encounter connects Marines with long los... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 28 2014]
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The heavy imprint of America's 'light footprint' [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Mar 27 2014]
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African Water Rescue [Published Air Force Association - Mar 27 2014]
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Military in the News – Images [Published The Moderate Voice - 6 hours ago]
South Korean Ferry Disaster : MV-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 stand ready on the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, April 16, 2014. Sailors and Marines ...
M is for Military Working Dog [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 05 2014]
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Documents reveal blinding pace of Ops in 2013, more of the same for 201427 MARCH, by Nick Tursehttp://mondediplo.com/openpage/u-s-military-averaging-more-than-a-mission-a-day The numbers tell the story: 10 exercises, 55 operations, 481 security cooperation ...
Photo - Pararescue Helo Hoist [Published BLACKFIVE - Mar 28 2014]
A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assists U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Gerald Barnett, left, via hoist into a HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter as part of a water rescue exercise near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 20, 2014. Barnett, senior enlisted adviser, ...
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A U.S. Air Force pararescueman gathers his parachute and equipment after completing free fall jump training near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 17, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Cardenas ...
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