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    Airfield operations mission in East Africa continues

    Airfield operations mission in East Africa continues

    Photo By Senior Airman Dwane Young | Lt. Col. Mark C. Jordan, commander of the 1-107th Aviation Regiment, Airfield...... read more read more



    Story by Senior Airman Dwane Young 

    Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa

    U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael C. Adler, commander of the 2-111th Aviation Regiment, Airfield Operations Battalion (AOB), cased the battaltion’s guidon to ceremonial signify the unit’s relinquishing of mission responsibility over to the incoming unit, the 1-107th Aviation Regiment, AOB, during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 15, 2021.

    In support of Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), the 1-107th AOB, commanded by Lt. Col. Mark C. Jordan, will enable safe and efficient air operations in CJTF-HOA’s area of interest.

    The AOB provides CJTF-HOA several capabilities including air traffic controllers, airfield ground management teams, technical expertise and state of the art equipment to support flying operations in austere environments. They also embed with local partners to plan and execute missions while working to improve and refine operations.

    “I commit to CJTF-HOA and their mission, the dedication and professionalism of every 1-107th Soldier,” Jordan said. “CJTF-HOA has a rich history and we are extremely proud to add to it. Now it’s time for us to get to work!”



    Date Taken: 10.15.2021
    Date Posted: 10.16.2021 09:43
    Story ID: 407403
    Location: CAMP LEMONNIER, DJ 

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